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Current Initiatives

• Seasonal menus

• Menus feature Georgia growers/ranchers/companies

• Implemented compostable containers

• Sustainability Program Educator position

• Tour the farms of our local growers to solidify relationships

• Reusable coffee mugs to reduce waste

• Employee and manager training

• Cook to order and batch cooking reduces leftovers

• Micro filtration cuts the use of cooking oils in half

• Evaluate purchasing and shipping methods in determining product purchasing

• Purchase paper products that are compostable and recyclable

• Recycling includes cardboard, glass, plastics, mixed paper, fluorescent lighting, toner cartridges, motor oils and refrigerants

• Websites, table tents, displays, posters and other digital media promoting sustainability

• Dining Student Board that is part of Food Advisory Committee

• Hands-on student  cooking experiences

• Participate and showcase local food at student events

• Host a Sustainable Food Chef Lecture Series