Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.07
Liaison Katie Koscielak
Submission Date May 7, 2020

STARS v2.2

Cal Poly Humboldt
IN-49: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Katie Koscielak
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Mgmt
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Cal EPA Grant for Food Recovery Partnership with City of Arcata & Food for People

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

HSU has partnered with the City of Arcata, the City of Eureka, and Food For People to address food waste prevention and recovery in the Humboldt Bay region. Funded by a $163,657 CalRecycle grant from the State of California, the project will achieve the goal of reducing food waste landfilled in Arcata and Eureka by 42 tons annually. In addition, this project will help to improve food security for some of the most food-insecure populations in Humboldt County.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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