Over 40,000 employees eat and drink in Microsoft campus cafés and The Commons every single day–that’s 8.75 million diners annually! With those numbers to consider, sustainability drives all dining at Microsoft offerings. Committed to positively affecting the environment utilizing a multi-pronged approach, Dining at Microsoft, a Eurest account, targets harvesting methods, product processes, customer education and waste-stream reductions. Teaming with Microsoft Corporate Social Responsibility and the Green Restaurant Association allows all hospitality services to forge new territory in the green movement. In fact, Microsoft recently became the first technology company in the nation to earn Zero Waste Certification from the US Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC).
Read on for more examples of how Dining at Microsoft has supported Microsoft’s sustainability goals.