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Green Reusables and Disposables

We minimize our waste by reducing, reusing and recycling. Across our operations, we have established practices from initial purchase to final waste disposal that decrease the overall cost of waste both environmentally and financially. We place special emphasis on reducing single-use plastics – skipping straws and stirrers across our operations is just the beginning.

Fresh Food Company


Trayless Dining

(Dining tray-less helps minimize food waste,

conserves energy & water, and reduces the amount

of cleaning chemicals entering the waste stream)

Offers Compostable To-Go Containers for busy students and staff to carry out meals


Hilltopper Hub

At Hilltopper Hub you can "Dine Green" by participating in our OZZI Reusable To-Go Container carryout program. These O2GO reusable containers eliminate the cost and volume of paper and foam products. This is just another way WKU Restaurant Group is helping to reduce our carbon footprint.

1.  Receive your O2GO container from the cashier at Hilltopper Hub.
2.  Swipe your student ID to use a meal.

  • 1 Swipe = 1 Meal, whether you are dining in or taking your meal "to-go"

3.  Fill your container with whatever you like, but the lid must be able to close.
4.  After your meal, rinse out the O2GO container.
5.  At your next visit, return the O2GO container and:

  • Get a new O2GO container for your next meal OR
  • Receive a key fob to exchange for another reusable O2GO container next time you want your meal to go!

Your first container is free, compliments of the WKU Restaurant Group. If you lose your container or key fob after your free one, you will be charged a fee of $5.00 for another container.o2go ozzi logo

Java City

  • No Plastic Bags or Styrofoam
  • Recycles Plastic Milk Containers


DaVinci's & Einstein Bros. Bagels

  • No Plastic Bags or Styrofoam



  • All wood used in the construction is reclaimed/recycled 


Panda Express, Burrito Bowl & Subway

panda  bb  sub

Uses Compostable To-Go containers and bags that help divert waste from trash.


WKU Catering

  • Offers compostable cups/plates/utensils as an option


All of our restaurants at WKU recycle used cooking oil, use eco-cleaning products, us eco-friendly napkins and recycle cardboard. We partner with WKU to recycle cardboard and used cooking oil from all restaurants across campus. We are committed to minimizing our environmental footprint. Look for signs in our locations for information on where to put your recyclables.

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 Last Modified 12/19/23