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Sustainability in Residential & Dining Enterprises

As Stanford’s largest auxiliary department, Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) includes Student Housing, Stanford Dining, Hospitality & Auxiliaries, and Stanford Conferences. R&DE is the largest provider of food service on campus, serving more than six million meals annually. Its sustainability programs help to embed sustainable behaviors and choices into the daily habits of campus residents, provide sustainable, humane, and socially-responsible foods whenever possible, reduce waste in operations, and educate the community.

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Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE)

More on Sustainable Food

R&DE Stanford Dining demonstrates that sustainable, ethical, and healthy food systems can be deployed at scale, while simultaneously inspiring the next generation to improve how Earth’s precious resources are managed. 

Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE)

Carbon-free & Zero Waste Student Housing

The Sustainable Living Program is committed to influencing generations of students to lead sustainable lifestyles, not only on campus but also in their future communities, by providing infrastructure that is conducive to sustainable living.