Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Virginia Commonwealth University
OP-T2-7: Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Steve Heinitz
Recycling Manager
Physical Plant
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Does the institution have a pre-consumer food waste composting program?:
Yes

A brief description of the pre-consumer food waste composting program:

VCU started composting on the Monroe Park Campus’s main dining center, Shafer Court Dining Center. Approximately 3,000 pounds of compost per week will be picked up and transported to an off-site composting facility.


The overall percentage of meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The percentage of meal plan meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The percentage of retail facility meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The percentage of conference meals for which pre-consumer scraps are composted:
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The website URL where information about the composting program is available:
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