Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 52.81
Liaison Chad King
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Denver
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.07 / 3.00 Chad King
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainbility
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:
29

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

We completed a four month audit of all dining hall food purchases. As a part of this we identified total purchases of sustainably sourced animal products, and total cost of animal products.


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”):

Every day we offer a vegan and vegetarian bar in the dining halls that changes in not only offerings but in ethnic background. We also have some sort of vegetarian and vegan option at our outlet stores.


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

We only purchase sustainable seafood and all of our animal based proteins are humanely raised and cared for


The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
Annual dining services expenditures on food:
3,766,587 US/Canadian $

Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:
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Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
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