Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.47
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 30, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Loyola Marymount University
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Ray Dennis
Associate VP for Auxiliary Mgmt. and Business Services
Auxiliary Mgmt. and Business Services
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Pre and Post Consumer Dining Waste Dversion

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:

Loyola Marymount University implemented a process to achieve near zero Waste Kitchen Status for pre and post consumer waste Diversion. Teh practice combines all dining waste aggregation to achieve a 76% kitchen waste diversion through Emulsification and Dehydration. This has resulted in all trash cans removed from the dining room and pre and post consumer kitchen adn dining waste is converted to compostable material and is available to support the community Garden and Bio Feed companies. Also using this program to capture dining waste in the residence life halls as a pilot program that will grow across campus and is partnering with other campus food waste diversion program.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Research
Food & Dining
Waste

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