Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Nova Scotia Community College
OP-T2-7: Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Chapman
Environmental Engineer
Facilities & Engineering
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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:

All of the NSCC campuses have a composting program and all food waste produced pre-consumer is composted and is picked up on a regular basis by a waste management contractor.

Our metro campuses, Waterfront, Akerley and the Institute of Technology all follow Halifax Regional Municipalities Green Bin program, which composts all food waste including meat waste.

Our Burridge and Shelburne campuses compost all food waste on site and use the compost for their greenhouses.


The overall percentage of meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
100

The percentage of meal plan meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
100

The percentage of retail facility meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
100

The percentage of conference meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The website URL where information about the composting program is available:
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