Campus Initiatives

We recognize and understand the role that we play as an employer, a service provider, and a corporate citizen and the impact we can make on individuals, our community and the environment. Your COF Dining team is committed to providing a sustainable and environmentally conscious dining program. Rose Forrest, our Sustainability Coordinator for Massachusetts and Rhode Island, leads the charge and helps guide our team to make conscious and sustainable decisions. Get in touch with her by emailing:

Rose Forrest

Mass Impact is our commitment to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, our customers, and the communities in which we work and live to support the Massachusetts and New England local economy through an increase in local purchasing. 
It is no secret that the global COVID-19 Pandemic led to a drastic increase in the amount of single use platics. We are committed to combatting the influx of plastics into the waste stream with our WasteWatch REUSE program. For more details on how the WasteWatch REUSE program works please click here.
Sodexo is proud to sign on as a Northeast Organic Family Farm partner to support organic dairy farms in the Northeast and to help secure the future of organic dairy. We’re committed to purchasing organic dairy products from brands that source their milk from our region. Learn about our commitment and the partnership by visiting
Given our food purchasing reach, we take active steps to reduce the amount of food that goes to waste. Our kitchens use WasteWatch powered by Leanpath systems to monitor and track our food waste. By using this system we are able to easily identify causes of food waste in real-time and make necessary adjustments to our food preparation procedures.
COMING SOON: Zero emissions Einstein Bros. Bagel cart 
Compostable and Recyclable single-use service ware and cutlery
Partnership with the Humane Society to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Incorporating and highlighting under-utilized plant-based foods that optimize nutrient density, reduce environmental impact and unlock variety for the global community; in partnership with WWF and Knorr