UMass Lowell has several Green Restaurant Certified locations on campus, such as Crossroads Cafe, South Campus Dining Commons, Hawk's Nest Dining, and Cumnock Marketplace.

We are working to get our other dining locations certified and scoring high in terms of sustainable dining as well!

What Does Being a Certified Green Restaurant Mean?

Being a Certified Green Restaurant means that certain requirements were met for each of the following categories. More information at the Green Restaurant Association.

  • Water Efficiency
  • Waste Reduction and Recycling
  • Sustainable Durable Goods & Building Materials
  • Sustainable Food
  • Energy
  • Reusables & Environmentally Preferable Disposables
  • Chemical and Pollution Reduction
  • Transparency & Education