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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 Aine Keogh
Submission Date July 6, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Calgary
Tier2-6: Post-Consumer Food Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Justin Brown
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a post-consumer food waste composting program?:
Yes

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

Post-consumer food waste is composted in an in-vessel composter called the "Earth Tub". The Earth Tub can process up to 18 tonnes of organics annually and the compost produced is used as fertilizer for U of C grounds. As part of the new recycling and waste infrastructure, the University of Calgary is rolling out new organics bins in order to increase post-consumer food waste collection.


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