Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.65
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
OP-7: Low Impact Dining

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.42 / 3.00 Nicholas Anders
Associate Director
University Center
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Percentage of total dining services food purchases comprised of conventionally produced animal products:
8.75

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

UWRF offers vegan options at every meal. They offer vegetarian burgers, tofu hotdogs, vegan soups, marinara sauce and pasta, and several options.


A brief description of other efforts the institution has made to reduce the impact of its animal-derived food purchases:
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The website URL where information about the vegan dining program is available:
Annual dining services expenditures on food:
2,039,500 US/Canadian $

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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Healthy lifestyle/dining web page:
http://www.uwrf.edu/Dining/HealthyLifestyle/Index.cfm

The information provided in this section is from the 2014 calendar year. In May 2015, UWRF's food service provider changed from Sodexo to Chartwells. Getting information from two vendors during a transition was difficult so we are reporting the last full year (2014) under one vendor, Sodexo. The 2016 calendar year will be reported next year with information provided from Chartwells.

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