Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison John Hickey
Submission Date July 25, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

University of Puget Sound
OP-T2-8: PostConsumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Hickey
Associate Vice President of Business Services/Community Engagment
Business Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have a postconsumer food waste composting program?:
Yes

A brief description of the postconsumer food waste composting program:

We currently have a pre- and post-consumer composting program for waste generated by multiple university residences. Compostable items are collected and composted at a central location. In addition, the Environmental Sciences department completed a project in collaboration with Dining Services and Facilities Services to review additional composting. Student groups presented recommendations for composting/waste digester systems with business case analyses. We are planning to implement expanded composting or a waste digester system in conjunction with a 2013 dining facility renovation.


The website URL where information about the composting program is available:
---

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.