Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date June 18, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
-- 0.00 / 3.00 Brian Kermath
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:
40

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

All whole eggs are free-range eggs, all cheese for sandwiches are certified organic.


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

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

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

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

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has a "Meatless Mondays" program, which is often vegan, and includes an entirely meat-free station in the main dining hall, in addition to offering vegetarian options at each venue on campus, at each meal period. When serving vegetarian and vegan, the university maintains strict operating procedures to prevent cross-contamination with non-vegan items.


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

Buy only cage-free whole eggs.
Investigated local grass-fed beef options.


The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
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Annual dining services expenditures on food:
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Annual dining services expenditures on conventionally produced animal products:
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Annual dining services expenditures on sustainably produced animal products:
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