Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.10
Liaison Stephen Ellis
Submission Date June 9, 2023

STARS v2.2

Boston University
IN-8: Dining Services Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Lexie Raczka
Sustainability Director of Dining
Dining Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Is at least one on-campus dining hall or food service outlet certified by one or more of the following organizations?:
Yes or No
Food for Life (Food for Life Served Here award) No
The Food Recovery Network (Food Recovery Verified) No
The Green Restaurant Association (GRA) (Two Star or higher) Yes
Green Seal (GS-55 Standard for Restaurants and Food Services) No
Leaders for Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) No
Nordic Swan No
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) No
Sustainable Restaurant Association (Food Made Good, Two Stars or higher) No
An equivalent third party certification approved by AASHE No

Approximately what proportion of on-site food service outlets (by location or sales) are third party certified?:
50 percent or more

A list or brief description of each certified dining hall or food service outlet, including the certification earned:

General information about Boston University's Certified Green Restaurants can be found here: https://www.bu.edu/dining/sustainability/

Specifics for each certified restaurant and a URL for their Green Restaurant Association certification page:

Boston University Food Company at Warren Towers, 3 Star, 700 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215
URL: https://www.dinegreen.com/g/REST12106

Boston University Fresh Food Co. at Marciano Commons, 4 Star, 100 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
URL: https://www.dinegreen.com/g/REST11623

Boston University Bay State Underground, 3 Star, 100 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215
URL: https://www.dinegreen.com/g/RES14746

Boston University School of Law Cafe, 3 Star, 765 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215
URL: https://www.dinegreen.com/g/REST12104

Boston University Union Court, 3 Star, 775 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, URL:

Boston University West Campus Fresh Food Company, 3 Star, 275 Babcock Street, Boston, MA 02215
URL: https://www.dinegreen.com/g/REST12105

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable dining certification program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

This represents FY2022 BU Metrics.

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