Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.64
Liaison Beth Klein
Submission Date April 23, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

State University of New York at Cortland
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 3.00 Theresa Baker
Director of Dining Services
Auxiilliary Services Corp.
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:
95

A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory expenditures on animal products:

None at this time. Assembled information based on invoices obtainable at this time.


Does the institution offer diverse, complete-protein vegan dining options at all meals in at least one dining facility on campus?:
Yes

Does the institution provide labels and/or signage that distinguishes between vegan, vegetarian (not vegan), and other items?:
Yes

Are the vegan options accessible to all members of the campus community?:
Yes

A brief description of the vegan dining program, including availability, sample menus, signage and any promotional activities (e.g. “Meatless Mondays”):

Vegan options are available in all Campus dining facilities.


A brief description of other efforts the institution has made to reduce the impact of its animal-derived food purchases:

Emphasizing healthier dining which includes more whole grains, fruits and vegetables - reduction in animal proteins. Vegan/Vegetarian stations and more soy based products.


The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
Annual dining services expenditures on food:
4,187,500 US/Canadian $

Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:
1,986,172 US/Canadian $

Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
100,000 US/Canadian $

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