We recognise that it is our responsibility to encourage our suppliers 而且 contractors to minimise negative environmental 而且 social effects associated with their products 而且 services they provide.
We will also strive to ensure that local 而且 smaller suppliers are not discriminated against in the procurement process 而且 specifications, within the parameters of our overall purchasing strategy. We have key performance indicators that are aligned with our sustainable food strategy in our catering contract. 的 University has set several targets 而且 objectives to help us achieve these aims within an annual sustainable food action plan. New initiatives on food waste for this year have been the introduction of 太好了 而且 什锦菜.
- Retain Sustainable Restaurant Association 3-star certification
Some examples of how are we going to achieve this target?
- 重新载 苏可吃的生活 One Planet Plate research project with 可持续的餐馆协会 during November 2021. 这是世界杯压球APP的黎巴嫩炖菜视频.
- 审核实施, measure 而且 report on the defined key performance indicators outlined in the catering contract covering, 减少对环境的负面影响, promote positive societal 而且 ethical impacts associated with food products 而且 services.
- Continue to promote Food bank collections amongst students 而且 staff to support people struggling to feed themselves.
An exciting food project this year saw the creation of a 结实的“地球”烤箱 built by design students as part of their Green Design module on the University student 而且 staff allotments. 的re have been many pizza parties this year using the oven 而且 picking food directly from the allotments. 的 student Residential 生活 Team used the oven in their summer training. 读 美妙的故事 朱利安主厨是如何启发了这一天. 的 结实的烤箱 基座上, generously donated from re-use supplied by Envirotech provides shelter for wood to dry which is collected by the grounds staff from tree management projects.
的 可持续的餐馆协会 Food Made Good programme is currently supporting 10,000 plus food service sites across the UK to reduce their food waste, 提高能源效率, 改善他们的供应链. 的 holistic accreditation covers 10 key areas of sustainability, 在采购, 社会和环境, 而且 makes it an ideal accreditation system for Universities who often provide the infrastructure, utilities etc even in outsourced catering contracts. We are proud to have achieved 3-star rating in 2019 而且 continued to be awarded it again in 2022, 最高评级. This covers all the food service provisions throughout the university.
的re are many drinking water fountains throughout all the university sites, including the 学生会 而且 the main dining room, 而且 these are shown on these maps which cover the three university campuses.
Download our full current qualitative 而且 quantitative targets 而且 progress against targets from 碳管理 & 目标页面
Jim talks about 可持续性 at the 世界杯压球APP