Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.16
Liaison Ryan Ihrke
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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Green Mountain College
Tier2-5: Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Amber Garrard
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a pre-consumer food waste composting program?:
Yes

A brief description of the pre-consumer food waste composting program:

Pre-consumer food waste is collected and sorted into compost buckets by Chartwells staff members. These food scraps, kept separate from all post-consumer compost, are collected every evening by members of the compost crew and fed to the pigs on the campus farm. During the winter, some paper is shredded and composted by the pigs.
During the 2010-2011 academic year, 7000 lbs of food scraps were fed to the pigs.


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

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