Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.95
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of San Diego
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 6.00 Paula Morreale
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Percentage of food expenditures that meet one or more of the criteria for this credit (0 - 100):
25

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

USD Dining Services is dedicated to meeting the challenge of offering fresh, wholesome foods and to do so in a way that supports local food sources, considers the environmental impact of our decisions and guarantees healthy alternatives in each of our restaurants. Dining Services purchases products locally and organically when possible to offer a wide variety of sustainable dining options. For example, all coffee served on campus is certified organic and Fair Trade.


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

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