Dining Services

UMKC Dining Services is committed to doing their part to keep the campus green while providing nutritious and innovative dining to the entire university community. Efforts include recycling more than 500 pounds of cardboard every week at University Center alone. Some other ways Dining Services is making a difference:

  • Pre and Post Consumer Composting with Missouri Organic and the FRED Project
  • Compostable Straws along with Bulk Condiments!
  • Partnership with the UMKC Garden Collective
  • More locally-grown foods
  • Organic composting
  • Cage-free eggs
  • No-rinse products for dishwashing to use less water
  • Trayless cafeteria
  • All napkins made with 100% recycled material
  • Biodegradable cups
  • All napkins made with 100% recycled material
  • Biodegradable cups

Dining Services purchases produce, dairy and meat from local vendors when available.  All eggs purchased are from cage-free sources.  Dining Services works with the UMKC Garden Collective to use herbs and produce grown on campus.

Visit the Dining services website to learn more about sustainable dining.

  • Re-think Re-do Re-new Umkc Partner

  • Habitat For Humanity Kansas City - Restore UMKC Partner