|Submission Date||Sept. 13, 2019|
IN-8: Dining Services Certification
Institution and/or its primary dining services contractor has at least one on-site dining hall or food service outlet (e.g., café, coffee shop, dining hall, franchise, or restaurant) certified by one or more of the following:
Food for Life (Food for Life Served Here award)
The Food Recovery Network (Food Recovery Verified)
The Green Restaurant Association (GRA) (Two Star or higher)
Green Seal (GS-55 Standard for Restaurants and Food Services)
Leaders for Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF)
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL)
Sustainable Restaurant Association (Food Made Good, Two Stars or higher)
An equivalent third party certification approved by AASHE
Please note that this credit recognizes dining halls and food service outlets that have been third party certified. Expenditures on third party certified sustainable food and beverage products are recognized in the Food and Beverage Purchasing credit.
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution that meets the criteria.
An institution earns 0.5 bonus points when 50 percent or more of food service outlets (by either location or sales) are certified by one or more of the organizations listed. Partial points are available. An institution with at least one, but fewer than 50 percent of outlets certified earns 0.25 points.
Report on current certification status at the time of submission.