Employees from ARAMARK and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) recently partnered to complete conservations service projects in nine cities across the country to celebrate 40 years of Earth Day. The events, which were held at urban parks and green spaces in Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Pittsburgh, Seattle and Washington D.C, included habitat and riparian restoration, tree planting, trail building and maintenance. Over 100 employees from ARAMARK, mostly from ARAMARK Higher Education, helped:
The projects helped demonstrate ARAMARK's commitment to maintaining and sustaining the environment and contributing to communities where the employees live and work. The work that took place helped conserve the earth's natural resources and designate green spaces which will make a lasting impression on the environment and the local community.
"I am very proud to be an employee of ARAMARK after witnessing what was done at these events. Through our partnership with the Student Conservation Association our employees, volunteers and students directly impacted the environment and communities we are all a part of. These events also created awareness around sustainable living and learning," said Chris Stemen, Senior Director of Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship, ARAMARK Higher Education.
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a nationwide conservation force of college and high school students who protect and restore America's parks, forests, refuges, seashores and communities, is the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit, non-advocacy organization devoted to linking young people and their communities.
Deirdre Fitzgerald, Director of Communications, Student Conservation Association thanked ARAMARK for joining the SCA to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. "The variety of work accomplished in one day was truly amazing," said Fitzgerald. "We look forward to other opportunities to partner with ARAMARK and take action through conservation projects in our communities."
Employees from ARAMARK and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) recently partnered to complete conservations service projects in nine cities across the country to celebrate 40 years of Earth Day.
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On behalf of the campus community, Catholic University's president, Very Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., delivered a special thank you to staff members for their tireless work during recent record-breaking snowstorms.
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ECU students may think of ARAMARK as the company providing dining hall food on campus, but anyone at Thursday's ARAMARK-sponsored hospitality management social can tell you the company does much more than flip burgers at Todd and West End.
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We're committed to protecting and improving the environment by weaving an essential Green Thread through every aspect of our business.
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