Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.49
Liaison Sarah Burke
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Nebraska at Omaha
OP-7: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 6.00 Sarah Burke
Sustainability Coordinator
Student Affairs
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Percentage of dining services food and beverage expenditures on products that are third party verified under one or more recognized food and beverage sustainability standards or Local & Community-Based:
0

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on conventional animal products)? (If data is not available, respond “No”):
No

Percentage of total dining services food and beverage expenditures on conventional animal products (meat, poultry, fish/seafood, eggs, and dairy products that do NOT qualify in either the Third Party Verified or Local & Community-Based category):
29

A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program, including how the sustainability impacts of products in specific categories are addressed (e.g. meat, poultry, fish/seafood, eggs, dairy, produce, tea/coffee):

UNO Food Services & Catering:
They purchase goods from a number of local provides; such as Rotella Bakery and Hiland Dairy. Fair Trade coffees are purchased from Starbucks, Seattle's Best, and LaRue Coffee. Verification of products is through vendor records and their associated invoices.

Savor (Baxter Arena Food Provider):
Some of the local, community-based vendors used are Rotella Bakery, Loffredos, Custom Pack, and Jones Brothers Cupcakes.


An inventory of the institution’s sustainable food and beverage purchases that includes for each product: the description/type; label, brand or producer; and the category in which it is being counted and/or a description of its sustainability attribute(s):
A brief description of the methodology used to conduct the inventory, including the timeframe and how representative samples accounted for seasonal variation (if applicable):

UNO Food Services & Catering and Savor take an inventory of their storerooms monthly and track their purchases through their vendors. Inventory tracker that is required for this credit has not been created.


Percentage of total dining services expenditures on Real Food A (0-100):
0

Percentage of total dining services expenditures on Real Food B (0-100):
0

Which of the following food service providers are present on campus and included in the total food and beverage expenditure figures?:
Present? Included?
Dining operations and catering services operated by the institution Yes Yes
Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor Yes Yes
Student-run food/catering services Yes No
Franchises (e.g. national or global brands) No No
Convenience stores Yes Yes
Vending services Yes No
Concessions Yes Yes

A brief description of purchased food and beverage products that have other sustainability attributes not recognized above :

UNO Food Services & Catering:
They purchase goods from a number of local provides; such as Rotella Bakery and Hiland Dairy. Fair Trade coffees are purchased from Starbucks, Seattle's Best, and LaRue Coffee. Verification of products is through vendor records and their associated invoices.

Savor (Baxter Arena Food Provider):
Some of the local, community-based vendors used are Rotella Bakery, Loffredos, Custom Pack, and Jones Brothers Cupcakes.


Additional percentage of dining services food and beverage expenditures on conventional products with other sustainability attributes not recognized above (0-100) :
28

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UNO Food Services & Catering:
Purchases goods from a number of local provides; such as Rotella Bakery and Hiland Dairy. Fair Trade coffees are purchased from Starbucks, Seattle's Best, and LaRue Coffee. Verification of products is through vendor records and their associated invoices.

Savor (Baxter Arena Food Provider):
Some of the local, community-based vendors used are Rotella Bakery, Loffredos, Custom Pack, and Jones Brothers Cupcakes.

At the moment, we are working to develop a program to better track the amount purchased that meet the requirements of this category. The only information that is relatively easy to track at the moment is the food items that are purchased from local providers.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.