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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jeff Johnson
Submission Date March 6, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Miami University
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jon Brubaker
Manager of Food Purchasing
Housing, Dining, Recreation & Business Services
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Percentage of food expenditures that meet one or more of the criteria for this credit (0 - 100):
30

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

Miami University currently purchases from 33 local/Ohio companies ranging from small farms to companies whose products are known globally. Many products are retail specific and sold in markets across campus, while others are ingredients that are used daily in our food preparation. In addition to local products, we have several retail markets on campus with a focus on organic items; both fresh produce as well as packaged snacks and canned and frozen entrees. The majority of coffee served on campus is third-party certified, with one location serving only Fair-Trade coffee.


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