Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 38.99
Liaison Rosangelica Rodriguez
Submission Date Oct. 28, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Trinity College (CT)
IN-10: Sustainable Dining Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Rosangelica Rodriguez
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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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) Yes
Green Seal (GS-55 Standard for Restaurants and Food Services) ---
Leaders for Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) ---
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Certification ---
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) ---
An equivalent program approved by AASHE ---

A brief description of each certified dining hall or food service outlet, including the year the certification was achieved and/or renewed:

Thursday, May 11, 2017 The Bistro at Trinity College was re-certified and upgraded to a 3 Star Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a national nonprofit organization helping restaurants to become more environmentally sustainable. The Bistro at Trinity College received 175.10 GreenPoints™ on the GRA’s rigorous certification scale and implemented 52 environmental steps.
Highlights of Green Accomplishments:

Comprehensive recycling program

No use of polystyrene foam (aka Styrofoam™)

High efficiency pre-rinse spray valve and aerators, which save energy and water

High efficiency lighting (CFLs and T8s)

Energy Star equipment, which is 30-40% more efficient than traditional models

50% of food purchases are vegetarian


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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