Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Christie-Joy Hartman
Submission Date Dec. 21, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

James Madison University
IN-10: Sustainable Dining Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Amanda Presgraves
Sustainability Coordinator
JMU Dining
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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 No
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 Yes
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:
JMU Dining Services achieved the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification first in April of 2014 for two residential dining locations, EHall and DHub. Attached is the current certificate (issued April 14, 2017) at time of submission of JMU's STARS report. There are two species EHall and DHub can market as MSC Certified because of the certification: cod and pollock. Multiple times throughout the fall and spring semesters, JMU Dining Services will host MSC or Sustainable Seafood-themed meals highlighting the MSC Chain of Custody and educating students about the importance of sustainable fishing.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.