We work together to continually develop and implement sustainable solutions. Through Green Thread, our environmental sustainability platform, we bring innovative and efficient solutions to life. We are passionately focused on reducing the environmental impact within our operations. 

Here are just a few ways we work to make our campus more environmentally conscious:

Local Purchasing


Did you know Dining Services sources food from many local farmers, growers and distributors? The list changes throughout the year depending on seasonality and availability. However, here is a sampling of a few of our partners:

  • J Kings Food Service Professionals
  • Sid Wainer
  • Bartlett Dairy
  • Rockland Bakery

National Brand Partners:

LIU Post & Brooklyn Campus:

LIU  Brooklyn Campus: 


Dining Services recycles from all dining locations across campus. We are committed to minimizing our environmental footprint. Look for signs in our locations for information on where to put your recyclables.

Fryer Oil Recycling

One hundred percent of dining services used fryer oil is recycled.

Trayless Dining

Both Winnick and Blackbird Café are trayless.

Recycled Content Paper

All cardboard is now recycled in the new recycling bins.