sustainability

Learn how we are taking action to protect the environment and reduce our carbon footprint.

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Biodiversity
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waste reduction
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We at EAT UOW are committed towards creating a sustainable catering operation. This means that not only do we think about  reducing our energy, water, and waste consumption, we also make sure that the ingredients we use in our food is produced in a sustainable and ethical manner. Our various accreditations are proof of our commitments, and we are proud of the great achievements that we have made in the past few years. Take a look at our accreditations and achievements below.

accreditations & achievements

green kitchen standard

The Green Kitchen Standard is an accreditation from the Soil Association that awards sustainable catering operations looking at energy, water and waste. For customers this means eating somewhere that you know are going further to ensure they minimise their environmental impact. We at EAT UOW are two time winners from 2018 and 2019!

food for life served here

The Food for Life Served Here accreditation means meals cooked from scratch, using sustainable fish, free range eggs and ingredients that can be traced back to the farm. We are currently a Bronze award holder which means that we use locally sourced and ethical ingredients, that support our local economy and protect the environment.

red tractor assurance

We only use Red Tractor Assured meat at EAT UOW to ensure that our animals products come from UK farms that provide healthy environments for the animals with the right living space, food and water. Click the button below to learn more.

marine stewardship council

The Marine Stewardship Council accreditation recognises and rewards efforts to protect oceans and safeguard seafood supplies. All of the fish we serve at EAT UOW have been farmed sustainably, leaving minimal impact on the marine ecosystem.

good egg award

EAT UOW are winners of the Compassion in World Farming's Good Egg Award. This means that we only use cage-free eggs or egg products in the meals that we prepare. None of the eggs we use come from hens confined in barren battery cages

our environmental policies 

University of Westminster Sustainability Poilcy
Aramark Food Waste Policy
Aramark Kitchen Waste Policy
Aramark Kitchen Energy Policy
Aramark Kitchen Water Policy
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