Where Are They Now: Emily Bachman

2018-06-22T15:25:51-04:00November 4th, 2013|Categories: Home Stories, Internships, Where are they now?|Tags: , , , , , |

Emily Bachman (’13) was a prominent contributor to Wake Forest’s sustainability efforts throughout her four years as a student. She served as the president of the Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC), a shift leader and summer intern for Campus Kitchen, a regular volunteer in the Campus Garden, an intern with ARAMARK, where she worked to support [...]

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Waste Diversion Rate Peaks at 55%

2013-12-11T16:03:33-05:00October 15th, 2013|Categories: Campus, Home Stories, Procurement, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , |

Over the past fifteen years the effort to reduce solid waste on campus has expanded from its humble origins as a simple recycling program to the holistic campus-wide waste reduction initiative it is today. Before 1998 the campus’s overall waste diversion rate was negligible; by 2010 it had jumped to 45% and in 2012 it had [...]

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FAQ: Sustainable Dining Options

2017-01-03T11:04:30-05:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Dining and Food Systems, Frequently Asked Questions, Home Stories|Tags: , , , |

Q: Over the summer I read a few books that got me thinking about where my food comes from. I’ve adjusted my habits at home and I would like to continue eating responsibly when I get back to Wake. Where can I find information on restaurants that serve locally sourced food and other sustainable dining options? [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Monday, April 23

2012-04-23T09:35:09-04:00April 22nd, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Nutrition and Wellness Fair When: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where: Benson 401 Join ARAMARK for the semi-annual Nutrition and Wellbeing Fair. Wrap up the semester with great health information to get your summer started! Check out just a few of the great opportunities at this free event: Yoga short course, every 15-20 minutes Free food [...]

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ARAMARK implements new ‘green’ cleaning program

2010-11-16T14:45:11-05:00November 12th, 2010|Categories: Campus, Dining and Food Systems, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , |

The university’s dining services provider, ARAMARK, has made numerous strides toward sustainability by reducing waste in the major campus dining facilities. In keeping with this commitment, campus dining began using a new cleaning method in the Reynolda Fresh Food Company that eliminates 99.9 percent of germs while cutting chemical usage by up to 65 [...]

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Faces of Sustainability: Jessica Wallace

2012-06-27T05:12:53-04:00September 14th, 2010|Categories: Dining and Food Systems, Faces of Sustainability, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , |

When Jessica Wallace stumbled into catering “purely by accident” 20 years ago, she never imagined she would rise to the position of Catering Director at a top 25 university. Wallace entered the catering industry as a sales representative for a local event/catering company, but as time went on, she found herself more and more involved in [...]

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ARAMARK announces partnership with Grayson Natural Foods

2010-02-08T17:06:21-05:00October 10th, 2009|Categories: Dining and Food Systems, Home Stories|Tags: , |

ARAMARK recently announced that they will serve Grayson Natural Foods hamburger patties twice monthly in the Reynolda Fresh Food Company. The announcement comes after a long accreditation endeavor on the part of Grayson Foods and ARAMARK, who typically buys as much as possible from one national distributor to keep costs down. The move to purchase more [...]

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