Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Cheri Chastain
Submission Date Nov. 19, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

California State University, Chico
OP-T2-8: PostConsumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired George Rankin
Director
Associated Students Dining Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have a postconsumer food waste composting program?:
Yes

A brief description of the postconsumer food waste composting program:

Recology facility allows for A.S. Recycling to compost yard waste, food scraps, paper plates, paper napkins and disposable coffee cups as well as food scrapes. At Residential Housing Sutter Hall and The Student Union Market Place there are composting bins with labels of what can and cannot go into the compost bin, along side the compost is recycling and landfill waste. Students that eat on campus during campus events or at the dining halls are educated by AS Sustainability Staff on what can be composted, so that students feel responsible for separated their trash with the items that can be composted.


The percentage of overall meals for which postconsumer composting is available:
100

The percentage of meal plan meals for which postconsumer composting is available:
100

The percentage of retail facilities for which postconsumer composting is available:
100

The percentage of conference meals for which postconsumer composting is available:
100

The website URL where information about the composting program is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.