University of North Dakota Dining Services has the "ability" to provide an environmentally friendly dining program that supports the Campus community and the environmental and sustainable goals of the University of North Dakota’s climate action plan.
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Initiatives for 2011-12
- Working to incorporate Lean Path, a waste tracking system into three dining centers
WHAT WE DO:
When possible, Dining Services will continue to develop relationships with local and regional food growers and manufacturers to increase the use of local and regionally produced food products.
We buy from local and regional producers:
Hormel Foods Corp.
Jenny O Turkey Store, Inc.
Dakota Mill & Elevator
Dakota Pasta Growers Co.
Malt O Meal Company
Michael Foods, Inc.
Barrel O Fun
United Sugars Corp.
Minn-Dak Yeast Company, Inc.
We recycling within dining operations:
We offer environmentally friendly items such as:
carry out containers
We pulp over 85 tons of post consumer waste.
We offer organic coffee.
We recycle waste kitchen grease.
Through the efforts of Midwest Grease, Redwood Falls, MN, all waste kitchen grease is recycled into either bio-fuels or animal feed