Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.54
Liaison Alex Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Carleton College
IN-10: Sustainable Dining Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Alexandra Miller
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Energy and Sustainability
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Is at least one on-campus dining hall or food service outlet certified by the following organizations? (at least one positive response required):
Yes or No
The Food Recovery Network Yes
The Green Restaurant Association (GRA) (Two Star or higher) No
Green Seal (GS-55 Standard for Restaurants and Food Services) No
Leaders for Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) No
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Certification No
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) No
An equivalent program approved by AASHE No

A brief description of each certified dining hall or food service outlet, including the year the certification was achieved and/or renewed:

Bon Appetit and Carleton College have collaborated in the Food Recovery Program for 5 years. We have students recovering from both dining halls and our retail operation.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The Food Recovery Program is very successful here at Carleton. We currently have 8 community partners, and hundreds volunteers to recover 6 days a week. We recover over a ton of food from our dining halls each term.

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