We work together to continually develop and implement sustainable solutions. Through Green Thread, our environmental sustainability platform, we bring innovative and efficient solutions to life. We are passionately focused on reducing the environmental impact within our operations. 

Here are just a few ways we work to make our campus more environmentally conscious:

Local Purchasing

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Did you know Food Services sources food from many local farmers, growers and distributors? The list changes throughout the year depending on seasonality and availability. However, here is a sampling of a few of our partners:

  • Bamfords
  • Elmira Poultry
  • Pillers
     

Recycling

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We are committed to minimizing our environmental footprint. Look for signs in our locations for information on where to put your recyclables.

Reusables

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Take part in our reusable mug program to reduce waste and receive a discount on fountain beverages and coffee at all coffee locations on campus.

Reusable To-Go Containers

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Getting your meal to go from the Terrace Food Court? Join our eco-tainer program and get your food in reusable to-go container.

Energy & Water Conservation

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We train our employees each semester on common energy and water conservation practices in order to conserve precious natural resources. 

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