Sustainability

Compass posts tagged with Sustainability

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Dec
2017

Old Portola at Santa Catalina Donates Thousands of Food Service Items to Goleta Union School District

With the opening of the new Portola Dining Commons, HDAE closed the “old” Portola. Instead of throwing out items, 3,649 pieces were donated to Goleta Union School District (GUSD) for their use in the 10 campus school...

27

Apr
2017

The Department of Public Worms & Residential Dining Services Join Forces to Create a Closed-loop Food System

You might have been on campus one day and seen a small green electric car pass by? Or seen a student at a Dining Commons loading dock digging into the kitchens’ compost bins? Or maybe you recently walked by...

21

Apr
2017

A Sustainable Solution: From Cooking our Food to Fueling our Tractors

What do French fries and cut grass have in common? Here’s a hint: think in “cycles”. Some of you may think that gardeners can take their grass clippings and compost them. Then, add the compost to the garden to help grow potatoes and thus french fries...