Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.84
Liaison Suzanne Wood
Submission Date Nov. 29, 2012
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STARS v1.1

University of Massachusetts Medical School
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 6.00 / 6.00 John Gilmartin
Safety Technician
Environmental Health & Safety
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Percentage of food expenditures that meet one or more of the criteria for this credit (0 - 100):
50

A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:

The dining services program at UMASS Medical School is run by Morrison Management Specialists. Morrison Management Specialists maintain a sustainable food purchasing initiative under their parent company Compass Group. This company strives to buy "local" produce. "Local" is defined as grown within 150 miles of where the product will be consumed. Also, this dining services program offers Fair Trade coffee, tea and hot chocolate.


The Website URL where information about the institution's sustainable food and beverage purchasing efforts is available:

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