Loyola University Chicago

School of Environmental Sustainability

Vendor Partners

Vendor Sustainability

Building a sustainable university can’t be done alone.  Loyola relies on the sustainability efforts of our partners and vendors to meet our goals.  This page provides some summaries of vendor sustainability efforts and links to additional information.  If you would like to suggest additions to this page, please email sustainability@luc.edu.

Aramark Dining Services

Loyola works closely with Aramark Dining for the dining services and student retail outlets at Loyola.  Partnerships have included tray-free dining, the ban on the sale of bottled water and pre- and post-consumer composting. Read more... 

Solomon Cordwell Buenz Architects 

Loyola has invested almost $1 Billion dollars in redesigning our three main campuses and SCB has been a terrific partner in providing vision and expertise in high-performing buildings that create a healthy environment for learning. Some of the highlights of our green buildings include the Information Commons, Cuneo Hall, Niehoff School of Nursing and the School of Environmental Sustainability.  http://www.scb.com/ 

Elara Engineering

Behind the scenes of Loyola’s sustainability efforts is an incredibly compelling story of energy conservation.  A complete redevelopment of heating and cooling strategies for the Lake Shore and Health Sciences Campuses have reduced energy and saved money for Loyola.  In partnership with architects and other engineers, Elara has created innovative buildings including the Information Commons and Cuneo Hall. http://www.elaraengineering.com/

Warehouse Direct 

With office purchasing happening at many levels across the university, Loyola relies on Warehouse Direct to provide sustainable options.  Whether its recycled content materials, Energy Star certified equipment or compostable products, we work with Warehouse Direct to identify opportunities for sustainable office products. http://www.warehousedirect.com/


Loyola works closely with Grainger to support our sustainability efforts.  From energy and waste audits to green product suggestions, Grainger has helped us advance our sustainability agenda and save money.  https://www.grainger.com/content/green-resources

Coke-Cola Vending Services 

Loyola has partnered with Coke Cola for our beverage vending needs.  Coke has a significant commitment to sustainability through energy smart vending equipment, highly efficient delivery routes and support for international water issues. http://www.coca-colacompany.com/topics/sustainability

Canon Business Process Services, Inc.

Loyola works closely with Canon Business Process Services, Inc. (CBPS) to fulfill our mailroom needs. CBPS was ranked as one of the top 50 outsourcing vendors  for demonstrating the "highest green credentials" and for incorporating  environmentally-sensitive practices into  their services. In 2010, CBPS has implemented a Green Associate Training Program in order to provide employees with the fundamental knowledge on sustainability issues and how to reduce their environmental impact, as well as the tools to strategically reduce the carbon footprint of their operations.  Click to learn more about the CBPS Green Training Program.