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2011-04-12 13:28:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, and the Kent Denver school, a college-preparatory day school in Englewood, Colo., unveiled today the first LEED Platinum free-standing dining facility in the world. The Kent Denver dining hall is first-of-its-kind in that it will use approximately 50 percent less energy and water than a typical building, and was constructed using environmentally-friendly, sustainably-produced,...

2010-12-15 15:46:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition provider Sodexo partnered with Chicago's Namaste Charter School to earn the first Sodexo-served school Gold Award of Distinction certification in the United States Department of Agriculture's HealthierUS School Challenge, the highest ranking possible in the program designed to promote good nutrition and physical activity. Namaste Charter School used its Healthy Lifestyles Program, an initiative that fosters student achievement by...

2010-12-03 15:08:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo dining services at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles received top marks on Green Report Card 2011 published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. Sodexo's integrated sustainable purchasing policies, trayless dining initiatives, use of biodegradable service ware and composting programs helped earn LMU the highest distinction in the report card's category of Food and Recycling. "Our dining services offer LMU students a...

2010-10-14 13:17:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 850 students at Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy have at least 10 healthy entrees to choose from each day at several different a la carte areas including grill, deli, pizza, and culinary-creation stations thanks to student nutrition provider Sodexo. In the past, the school's Pontiac campus for middle and high school students, offered only one main lunch entree daily. The company used its culinary expertise to unveil a...

2010-09-08 10:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Sodexo expands its commitment to building a better tomorrow for the planet and its people with the launch of "Stop Wasting Food," a campaign with one simple goal: Winning student support for cutting food waste to curb climate change. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/45656-Sodexo-Food-Waste-Reduction/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/MM61101...

2010-06-04 04:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Three campuses served by Sodexo earned a coveted top rating of 99 on The Princeton Review's Second Annual Green Rating, which evaluates colleges and universities on their environmentally-related policies, practices and academic offerings. Nearly one third of the campuses noted for their successful sustainability programs in the The Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges, which was produced in partnership with the U.S. Green Building...

2010-05-18 07:30:00

DETROIT, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, millions of school children across the United States grab a lunch tray and get in line. Few, if any, know the history behind the line or that they have the power to change what gets placed on the tray. The new documentary, Lunch Line, which is presented by Applegate Farms and premieres tonight at the national Farm to Cafeteria Conference, hopes to empower Americans to be part of solutions that can help build a better lunch for future students....

2010-04-02 06:40:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- State legislatures are slashing school budgets which could eliminate enrichment programs in schools. "A lot of these money problems can be solved by looking no further than their school cafeterias," says Barry Schuster, Food Court design expert. "The cafeteria program is the only department in a school that makes money, and if it is not operating at full capacity it's like you've wasted a golden opportunity to bring in revenue." Many school...


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