Sustainability - Food and Dining
Endicott's partner, Sodexo, has an unwavering commitment to sustainability and the environment. Read more about Sodexo's Commitment to Sustainability.
Endicott's dining services implemented a trayless program in 2010, reducing food waste by 30%. In January 2012 dining services implemented a re-usable To-Go container. Students who wish to take-out food can provide a deposit for a reusable container. On their next visit, they can return the used container for a clean one. This has eliminated the use of thousands of styrofoam containers.
Recycling and Waste Management:
Dining Services recycles steel, cardboard, and plastics. In addition, food waste is composted at a nearby farm. Left-over food is donated to charity.
Sustainable Food Choices:
Vegetarian offerings are available at every meal. Fish is sustainably harvested. Coffee and tea are fair trade. A large share of the produce is from local sources. Highlights are: