Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.27
Liaison Linda Kogan
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
IN-10: Sustainable Dining Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Joel Bagley
Associate Director for Business Operations
Dining and Hospitality Services
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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) No
Green Seal (GS-55 Standard for Restaurants and Food Services) No
Leaders for Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) No
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Certification Yes
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) No
An equivalent program approved by AASHE No

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

As of October 2016, UCCS Dining and Hospitality Services earned the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody certification to serve sustainable seafood in both dining halls. UCCS is the first university in Colorado, and one of 13 institutions of higher education in the United States to earn the MSC certification for sustainable seafood practices.
https://www.msc.org/where-to-buy/universities

https://www.msc.org/newsroom/news/sustainable-seafood-catches-on-at-university-of-colorado-colorado-springs?fromsearch=1&newsquery=University+of+Colorado&year=&month=&isnewssearch=1


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