Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.58
Liaison Steve Mital
Submission Date May 18, 2017
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STARS v2.0

University of Oregon
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.40 / 3.00 Tom Driscoll
Director of Food Services
UO Food Services
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:

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

We use Eatec inventory software to track purchases.

Does the institution offer diverse, complete-protein vegan dining options at all meals in at least one dining facility on campus?:

Does the institution provide labels and/or signage that distinguishes between vegan, vegetarian (not vegan), and other items?:

Are the vegan options accessible to all members of the campus community?:

A brief description of the vegan dining program, including availability, sample menus, signage and any promotional activities (e.g. “Meatless Mondays”):

UO housing dining services offers a wide selection of both vegan and vegetarian entrees. Award winning vegetarian menus (requiring the purchase of over 18,000 lbs of tofu and 1,500 lbs of Tempeh a year) is available daily in addition to authentic international favorites such as Kimchee, Sushi, and Thai Curries. In the UO's EMU, four food establishments offer vegan alternatives.

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


The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
Annual dining services expenditures on food:
6,033,666.48 US/Canadian $

Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:
1,453,190.53 US/Canadian $

Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
297,027.39 US/Canadian $

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