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-T2-8: PostConsumer 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 postconsumer food waste composting program?:
Yes

A brief description of the postconsumer food waste composting program:

Dining Services works with the Department of Building and Landscape Services to compost post-consumer food wastes in the Diner, South Campus Dining Room, Denton/Catering and at the Student Union. Composting is also being utilized at large special events including Maryland Day and the SGA Crab Fest and Spring BBQ. Post-consumer food waste and paper towel composting is also being piloted by Building and Landscape Services in office building kitchens and bathrooms.


The percentage of overall meals for which postconsumer composting is available:
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The percentage of meal plan meals for which postconsumer composting is available:
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The percentage of retail facilities for which postconsumer composting is available:
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The percentage of conference meals for which postconsumer composting is available:
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The website URL where information about the composting program is available:

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