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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 Jack Byrne
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Middlebury College
Tier2-5: Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Matthew Biette
Director
Dining Services
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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:

A collaborative effort between Dining Services and Facilities Management turns nearly 300 tons of food waste into rich piles of compost for use in greenhouses and gardens, and as soil amendment on campus. Food prep scraps, waxed cardboard, paper towels, napkins and food prep waste paper is composted.


The website URL where information about the composting program is available:

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