Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Maryland, College Park
OP-T2-7: Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Sally DeLeon
Acting Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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Does the institution have a pre-consumer food waste composting program?:
Yes

A brief description of the pre-consumer food waste composting program:

Dining Services works with the Department of Building and Landscape Services to compost pre-consumer food wastes in the Diner, South Campus Dining Room, Denton/Catering and at the Student Union. Pre-consumer food waste from the Salad Room at South Campus dining hall is being turned into soil amendment on site, and the product is then used for campus rooftop gardens.


The overall percentage of meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The percentage of meal plan meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The percentage of retail facility meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The percentage of conference meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The website URL where information about the composting program is available:

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