Sustainable Operations at Mines
Mines contracts with Sodexo, a food services company that services many universities nationwide. More details about Sodexo sustainability, visit https://minesdining.sodexomyway.com/explore/sustainability
The Custodial Department at the Colorado School of Mines evaluates different cleaning products, attempting to use green cleaning products whenever possible. The Custodial Department also tries to utilize cleaning products in an efficient manner, reducing the output of unnecessary chemicals.
Mines does recycle items that are not accepted by traditional recycling companies. These items include batteries, tires and tubes, electronics and computers, paint and oil, etc. that can pose a health hazard if they are put in the landfill. We contract with local and state companies that specialize in these products and have good sustainability ratings for their services. A few local resources are found below: