Sustainability

We act fairly and regionally

  • We offer organic coffee, organic tea, organic lemonade, organic drinking chocolate and organic bars from fair trade.
  • We purchase the milk products as well as the organic oat drink from our regional dairy.
  • Fresh beef and pork comes from the BaWü/Bavaria region.
  • Fresh poultry meat comes from producers in Germany and Alsace.
  • Eggs processed by us come mainly from a regional poultry farm and from free range husbandry.
  • Our apple juice is bottled in the region.
  • We obtain the pasta from our regional producer.
  • Fresh potatoes come from the region.
  •  We get fresh baked goods from regional bakeries..
  •  In season, the fresh fruit and vegetables grown here come from the BaWü region.

We act responsibly and sustainably.

  • We do not use genetically modified products.
  • Oils, frying and deep-frying fats are purely vegetable and cholesterol-free..
  • We know our suppliers and make sure that the quality requirements are met.
  • We buy products without additives if possible.
  • We offer sustainable alternatives to the to-go cup.
  • The MSC labelled fish comes from sustainable fishing.
  • We support the initiative "Huhn und Hahn BaWü 

We let ourselves be controlled

  • All our cafés and some refectories are eco-certified.
  • Our hygiene concept is controlled by an external hygiene institute.


You can do that:

  • Take home leftovers. (Food Waste)
  • If you are not hungry, order a smaller plate at the counter (food waste)
  • Say how much you want when you look it up
  • Use returnable cups instead of paper to-go cups (waste avoidance)
  • Return plates, cups and cutlery after use, they will be reused (waste avoidance)
  • Take less meat dishes, there are always vegetarian or vegan alternatives (climate)
  • Salt and pepper in portions: first try, then fetch! Or bring it back again (waste avoidance)
  • Only take as many napkins as you need
  • Inform fellow students about these possibilities
  • Use organic products and dishes (Mensa 1 in the buffet)
  • Picking up coffee grounds from our cafeterias - coffee grounds can be used for many things
  • For further ideas, suggestions and wishes please email the Studierendenwerk

 


Nachhaltige Mensa AG

We are in regular contact with the Nachhaltige Mensa AG. The Nachhaltige Mensa AG is committed to better communication and exchange between the student union and students regarding all Mensa issues, as well as to more sustainability (e.g. more regional and seasonal food, plant-based alternatives).

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