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Local Produce and Real Food at Northwestern Dining
March 02, 2017

Purchasing locally grown produce is part of Northwestern Dining’s commitment to sustainability and to meeting the University’s needs. Locally grown produce not only ensures fresh, great tasting, and nutritious food, it supports the local communities, including local farmers and artisan producers. Northwestern Dining’s definition of “local” is produce that is grown and delivered in the same state or geographic location. Click here to read the full article.

Reducing Waste at Northwestern Dining
March 02, 2017

In the month of February, Northwestern Dining started a push to encourage students to use reusable cups in the Dining Halls rather than disposable to-go cups. This initiative is part of a broader effort to reduce waste from dining facilities on campus. Northwestern Dining also composts food scraps in dining halls, works to educate students on how they can cut back on waste and donates extra food to Campus Kitchens. Click here to view the entire article.

Northwestern Dining Recognized As One Of The 14 Best Dining Halls In America
February 05, 2015

Thrilllist has ranked Northwestern Dining as one of the 14 best college dining halls in America.

Northwestern Dining Recognized As One Of The 15 Best Dining Halls On College Campuses By Busniess Insider
February 05, 2015

Northwestern dining has been recognized as one of the 15 best dining halls by Business Insider by reducing waste, increasing the purchases of local produce, our wonderful on-campus dietitian and our famous hot cookie bar!

RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2016
February 25, 2016

Sodexo has elevated its position as one of the most sustainable companies in the world by earning awards in all three of the categories in RobecoSAM's annual "Sustainability Yearbook 2016" as the Industry Leader, Industry Mover, Gold Class distinction. For the ninth consecutive year, Sodexo has been ranked as the best-performing company for economic, social and environmental performance in the Restaurant & Leisure Facilities sector.

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