Chartwells sources its food from a variety of local vendors and farms, purchasing sustainable seafood and is part of the Seafood Watch program, purchases antibiotic free chicken and pork. They also utilize biodegradable and eco-friendly utensils and napkins and provide discounts for students who bring their own mugs. 

In 2016, the main dining hall completed an extensive lighting retrofit converting from fluorescent to LED lighting which will provide not only energy savings but better lighting for the dining hall. 

In 2016, the College’s Terra Ve restaurant was certified as a Level 1 Certified Green Restaurant. Terra Ve is a vegetarian/vegan restauarant and embraces a variety of sustainable features. The restaurant uses Energy Star appliances, has bicycle racks, car sharing, limits light pollution and has an extensive recycling program.