Sodexho testing 'trayless' dining
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
In an effort to reduce food waste and water usage, campus
dining services provider Sodexo is testing the concept of dining
without benefit of trays in the student dining hall, Garvey
Commons, where 4,000-5,000 meals are served daily.
On the first four test dates, the trayless approach on average
reduced food waste by 650 pounds and water usage by 420
After gathering student input, Sodexo will meet with
representatives of the residence halls, student government and
administration to discuss whether the concept should be a regular
feature of Garvey Commons dining.
St. Cloud State is the first university served by Sodexo in
Minnesota where the concept is being introduced, but staff
members are optimistic that their results could lead to similar
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