Setting the standard for sustainability in dining

Published in: DSL News Blog on Jan 17, 2011

When Maseeh Hall’s dining facility opens in fall 2011, every scrap of food will be composted, thanks to a pulper-extractor machine that turns food waste into a dry pulp; cooking oil will be reused as biodiesel in campus vehicles, thanks to a pump that simplifies the conversion process; and the electricity bill will be lower, thanks to energy-saving equipment.

“Our goal is to create dining facilities that have the most sophisticated and energy-efficient equipment from a technology standpoint,” said Rich Berlin, director of Campus Dining. “Maseeh Hall will set a new standard for dining facilities as we build them.”

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