Upgrade central systems. “Although we don't meter kitchen facilities directly, we cogenerate steam and electricity on campus and are adding a biomass boiler that will run on willow chips. Those will be sourced from a local mill, but we will also produce some of our own. That one change will cut our campus carbon footprint by 40 percent.“
Matthew Biette, Director of Dining Middlebury College
Middlebury College has had a long time interest in best practice environmental and sustainability strategies.