Since they came to campus this summer, Augsburg’s new dining service provider has made a few changes. Walls were removed, countertops were replaced, and spaces were renamed. But the changes have been more than cosmetic. A’viands is working closely with the College to reduce its environmental footprint through a composting program, the “Trayless Tuesday” initiative, and the replacement of dishware with environmentally friendly products.
In September, Augsburg Dining began composting in the Commons cafeteria, the main dining hall for residents and faculty and staff. All leftover food and paper products from diners is placed in special composting containers rather than into the garbage receptacle. Continue reading “A'viands helps Augsburg get greener”