Edgewood College: First ‘green’ campus restaurant in Wisconsin

Phil’s is one of only eight nationwide with that honor

Contact: Ed Taylor, Director of Marketing & Communications 608-663-2333

Madison, Wis. – Phil’s at Edgewood College in Madison is the first college or university dining service operation in the State of Wisconsin to be named a Certified Green Restaurant®. The Green Restaurant Association, a national trade association based in Boston, recently conferred that designation.

“This is something that is very special, and an honor we are very proud of as a community,” Dining Services Director Greg Heinz said. According to the Green Restaurant Association, only eight campus restaurants in the country have earned this designation; one of those is Sebastian’s Café at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Phils uses zero trans-fat cooking oils that are filtered daily to extend life, recycles cooking oils for use in the creation of biofuel, and uses compostable disposables among other initiatives, Heintz said.

About Edgewood College

Located in Madison, WI, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition, with 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers more than 40 academic and professional programs, including master’s degrees in business, education, nursing, and other fields, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership. For more information about Edgewood College, please visit http://www.edgewood.edu<http://www.edgewood.edu>, or call Ed Taylor in Marketing & Communications at 608-663-2333.