Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.05
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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Grand Valley State University
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 3.00 Yumiko Jakobcic
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Practices
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:
45

A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory expenditures on animal products:
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Does the institution offer diverse, complete-protein vegan dining options at all meals in at least one dining facility on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution provide labels and/or signage that distinguishes between vegan, vegetarian (not vegan), and other items?:
Yes

Are the vegan options accessible to all members of the campus community?:
Yes

A brief description of the vegan dining program, including availability, sample menus, signage and any promotional activities (e.g. “Meatless Mondays”):

Campus Dining offers Meatless Mondays meal options at all dining locations as well as a complete protein vegan meal option. The Green Team promotes vegan options as part of a sustainable and healthy meal alternative.


A brief description of other efforts the institution has made to reduce the impact of its animal-derived food purchases:

There is a registered student organization called "Cage Free" which provides peer-to-peer education about vegan options.


The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
Annual dining services expenditures on food:
7,400,000 US/Canadian $

Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:
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Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
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