Campus Dining  
 

 

Campus Dining Sustainability Initiative

 

Wege Dining Hall & Kitchen

  • Tray free dining hall - benefits the environment, economic climate, and brings social awareness.  
  • Composting pre-consumed food matter with Spurt Industries in Byron Center, Michigan.
  • Composting post-consumed food matter, cardboard, paper with Spurt Industries in Byron Center, Michigan.
  • Recycles glass, aluminum, plastic with Arrowaste.
  • Recycles used fryer oil with Trust Biodiesel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Purchase organic mixed greens in all salads on campus.
  • Purchase fryer oil from Zoye oil from Zeeland, Michigan.
  • Purchase ham products from Quincy Street Meats in Holland, Michigan.
  • Purchase all natural turkey products from West Michigan Turkey co-op in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Purchase all fresh herbs grown from Organic farm Michigan Fine Herbs, in Shelby, Michigan.
  • Purchase salad dressings from Litehouse in Lowell, Michigan.
  • Purchase local apples, potatoes, carrots, and other produce items from locally approved farmers through Superior Foods or Gordon Food Service.
  • Purchase Kelloggs brand cereals from Battle Creek, Michigan.
  • Purchase Hudsonville Ice Cream produced in Holland, Michigan.
  • All Dairy products purchases from Prairie Farms in Battle Creek, Michigan.
 
The Corner
  • Use Earth-Friendly compostable disposable products by Greenware through Fabri-Kal, from Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • Offer china service at events.
  • Using push carts instead of gas powered vehicles when possible.
  • Promoting plated meals to reduce food waste.
  • Recycling cardboard, plastic, glass and aluminum.
  • Utilizes organic mixed greens in all salads.
  • Utilizes turkey products from West Michigan Turkey co-op in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Purchase all fresh herbs grown from Organic farm Michigan Fine Herbs, in Shelby, Michigan.
  • Utilizes salad dressings from Litehouse in Lowell, Michigan.
  • Utilizes apples, potatoes, carrots, and other produce items from locally approved farmers through Superior Foods or Gordon Food Service.
  • Purchases Grassfields cheeses from Coopersville, Michigan for upscale events.
  • Rents linens from Valley City Linen in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
 
Catering Department
  • Use Earth-friendly compostable disposable products by Greenware through Fabri-Kal from Kalamazoo, Michigan.
  • Offer china service at events.
  • Use push carts instead of gas powered vehicles when possible.
  • Promotes plated meals to reduce food waste.
  • Recycle cardboard, plastic, glass and aluminum.
  • Utilize organic mixed greens in all salads.
  • Utilize turkey products from West Michigan Turkey co-op in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  • Purchase all fresh herbs grown by Michigan Fine Herbs, an organic farm in Shelby, Michigan.
  • Utilize salad dressings from Litehouse in Lowell, Michigan.
  • Utilize apples, potatoes, carrots, and other produce items from locally approved farmers through Superior Foods or Gordon Food Service.
  • Purchase Grassfields cheeses from Coopersville, Michigan for upscale events.
  • Rent linens from Valley City Linen in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
 
The Moose
  • Use earth-friendly disposable products by NatureWorks, such as to go containers, and salad containers.
  • Collect coffee grounds and filters for composting.
  • Use earth-friendly compostable disposable products by NatureWorks.
  • Offers china or mugs for guests who dine in.
  • Offers Organic and Fair Trade coffees sold from a local, Michigan vendor.
  • Purchase ham products from Quincy Street Meats in Holland, Michigan.
  • Purchase salad dressings from Litehouse in Lowell, Michigan.
  • Bagels and muffins purchased from Snitz Bakery in Grand Rapids, Michigan.