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Operating Practices

Employees

  • OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY
    Health and Safety is extremely important to us. We are dedicated to providing a safe working environment for all staff. Have questions? We have a Health and Safety committee and information boards in every unit to help.
  • TRAINING & EDUCATION
    Our staff is provided proper training in WHMIS, First Aid, Food Safety, Food Handling, and more!
    More information about employees.

Looking Back

Our past accomplishments! Along with our other success, here are some more updates on our Action Plan goals:

  • Produced our first Sustainability Report
  • Over 80% of students in residence purchased a Choose to Reuse container
  • 100% of take-out containers we purchase are recyclable or compostable on campus
  • Our office has joined Western's Green Office Program
  • Sustainability Action Plan pdf file

Looking Forward

What we are working towards!

  • Help Western University to be zero waste by 2022. Currently at a 50% diversion rate
  • Expand and continue to support our Farmers' Market
  • Reach 50% local or third party certified food in residence. Currently at 40% local
  • Continue looking for ways to improve our sustainability
    • Acquire energy efficient new equipment
    • Ensure staff education on sustainability practices
    • More sustainability events in our residences
    • Continue to improve our water and our Quats use
 
Hospitality Services Leaving a lighter footprint for tomorrow

Sustainability is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
- Brundtland Commission (United Nations)

 
 
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Sustainability Inquiries

General inquiries on Hospitality Services Sustainability, please email us at hs-sustainability@uwo.ca.

 
 
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