What we eat and drink accounts for 20 to 30 percent of our environmental impact. Choosing vegetarian and vegan options can significantly reduce this footprint. By ensuring a good - and growing - selection of animal-free products is available on campus we work to reduce the footprint of our food. In addition, reducing food packaging and ensuring minimal food waste can make our meals as sustainable as possible.
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All coffee and chocolate milk in the hot drinks vending machines is UTZ-certified. The tea is either UTZ or Fairtrade-certified. Certification indicates that the product was produced in a sustainable fashion, with attention for social, ecological and economic aspects in the value chain.
1 September 2018 was Appèl’s first day as UT’s official caterer. The FoodCity catering concept launched on our campus is based on a wide range of sustainable considerations. For more information, click here (Dutch only).