University Catering offers great options for catering customers who want to reduce their waste at events. Below are helpful resources and reusable options to make your event more sustainable.
|Options||Services||Sustainable Details||How to Dispose|
|Paperware Eating Utensils and Plates||Comes standard with orders||Biodegradable materials||Place items in the Zero Waste Disposal Bin.*|
|Scrollware||Comes as an upgrade to paperware||Recyclable material||Scrape food into a Zero Waste Disposal Bin* and dispose of Scrollware in recycle bin.|
|China/Silverware||Comes as an upgrade to Scrollware||Reusable materials||Catering staff will dispose of food into a Zero Waste Disposal Bin* and wash China/silverware for reuse.|
|Bulk Menu Orders||Orders are packaged in cardboard boxes, plastic bags and containers||Recyclable material||Scrape food into a Zero waste Disposal Bin* and dispose of all packaging materials in appropriate recycling receptacles.|
|Drop off/Pick Up Orders||Orders are packaged in aluminum or plastic containers and trays||Aluminum containers are recyclable. Plastic containers and trays are recyclable or reusable||Scrape food into a Zero Waste Disposal Bin* and dispose of all packaging materials in appropriate recycling receptacles. Serving utensils may be washed and reused or recycled.|
|Zero Waste Coffee & Tea Service||Please ask your sales representative for this option.||Sugar packets are recyclable and creamers are placed in carafes. Wooden stir sticks are biodegradable.||Catering staff will dispose of the waste in the proper bins and wash containers. Wooden stir sticks can be disposed of in a Zero Waste Disposal Bin.*|
All other requests, please contact your catering representative for assistance.
To reserve a Zero Waste Disposal Bin, contact Facilities at (805)756-5555.
Where ever you plan to have your event, make sure there are enough recycling bins available for proper disposal. Please contact Facilities for assistance at (805)756-5555.
We are proud to offer a variety of locally sourced foods from our bountiful and rich farming areas, whenever possible. We support several local farms and artisans, including:
"Working with University Catering is always a pleasure and a comfort knowing everything is in hand. We’ve received multiple compliments following yesterday’s event and Vice President Humphrey was quite pleased." Nancy J. W.