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Glossary Terms


  • A method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged.

Hobart FT900 Warewasher

  • A large scale dishwasher defined as energy efficient, water efficient and cleaning efficient

Upper Deck/North Side Bistro

  • The two main dining halls located at Millersville University.

Organic Produce

  • Raised or conducted without the use of drugs, hormones, or synthetic chemicals.


  • To recondition and adapt to a new use or function Initiatives: The power or ability to begin or to follow through energetically with a plan or task

Going Green

  • Adapting your lifestyle so as to do less damage to the environment


  • A highly engineered facility that provides disposal capability for solid waste. Modern landfills are sited, designed and constructed like a vault to prevent the release of contaminants into the surrounding environment.


  • Recently made, harvested, or produced.


  • The process for putting a design, plan or policy into effect.