The University Corporation

Green Projects

Waste Management

Recycle Collection – Diverted from Trash

  • Cardboard
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Glass
  • Milk Containers
  • Cooking Oil – used as alternative fuel
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Tin Cans
  • Office Paper
  • Newspapers
  • Register Receipts

Energy Management

  • Burger King – Flex Broiler – cycles on & off requiring less energy
  • Arbor Grill – passive hood system and lighting system
  • Mister System – to cool outdoor areas (versus cost of air conditioning an indoor area)
  • Electric Carts – transporting food and staff
  • Tray less – Residential Dining – resulting in less food waste, waters, and energy to clean.
  • Equipment – turned on just in time
  • Energy efficient lights – replaces incandescent
  • Energy Star equipment when replacements are needed

Renewable Resources

Disposable Paper Products

  • Franchise units exempt

Purchasing

  • Uniforms – USA made
  • Reduced Vendor trips to campus
  • Biodegradable cleaning chemicals
  • Local and organic produce