Green Office Initiative

Our Commitment to Sustainability

UW Food Services Joins Green OfficeGreen office gold

The Green Office program engages the University of Waterloo community specifically staff and faculty to be a part of the change they want to see! The program promotes initiatives to make our campus greener and more sustainable. 

In 2019, UW Food Services joined the Green Office and ever since we have been committed to evaluating our practices and improving our sustainability practices. From 2019 to 2022, we were recognized as a Bronze Certified Green Office. In 2023 we were recognized as a Gold Certified Green Office. We are aim to continue our initiatives in order to reduce the environmental impact in our offices, homes and community.

Sustainability Highlights

Eco ProgramsEco-container poster

Learn more about how our team has implemented our Eco-Container and Eco-Mug programs in order to reduce single-use/disposable container waste on campuses!


Wanting tips on how to reduce waste? Planning an event? Exploring transportation options to get to campus? Here are some links to downloadable resources:

Sustainability Efforts at University of Waterloo

The University of Waterloo’s sustainability efforts are coordinated by the Sustainability Office. Learn more about the Office and their initiatives:

UW Food Services Green Office Team

Current Members:

  • Eleanor Doe
  • Nicole Pin 
  • Mike Carbage
  • Leslie Schaefer
  • Caitlin Bakker
  • Denise Allen-McMaster