Category Archives: Tufts Dining

Confused about recycling at Hodgdon?

by Mina Brewer
Sometimes it’s hard to figure out what to do with you empty food containers from Hodgdon Good to Go. Luckily, we’ve made an easy guide to help you figure out how to responsibly get rid of them. These posters are downstairs in the food area (in more »

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TuftsRecycles! Composts the President's Picnic 2012

by C.J.
After the craziness of Commencement, the President’s Picnic is a great opportunity for the remaining students, faculty, and staff to relax with some down-home barbeque food and some lemonade on the Lawn. More important for us: after our sustainability success at Commencement by processing over 5000 meals, we were able to relax more »

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TuftsRecycles! Composts Commencement 2012

by C.J.
Commencement is a big deal, period, full stop. The speeches, the crying, the tearful last-minute hugs on the sun-basked hill before grad school and the working world all make for an unforgettable day. And don’t forget the senior luncheon: feeding over 10,000 people is no small matter. But what about processing the more »

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Tufts Dining Services’ used fryer grease now helps create biofuel

by Dawn Quirk
Did you ever think that the ingredients used to create those delicious sweet potato fries or other tasty meals from Carmichael or Dewick could possibly be recycled into biofuel? Well, wonder no more. A recent initiative formalized by an agreement between Tufts Dining Services and Middlesex Biofuel Inc. allows for our new waste more »

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Thank you, Tufts University Dining Services

By Lucy McKeon
While I’m sure at some point during my Tufts career I’ve seen many of you — be it standing in line at “sundae night” in Dewick-Macphie, examining Carmichael’s bountiful produce section for a choice orange, filling your reusable water bottle at one of Hodgdon Good-to-Go’s many spouts or calmly sipping a more »

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