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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 Gold
Overall Score 69.02
Liaison Sara McKinstry
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, San Diego
IN-10: Sustainable Dining Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Lisa Joy
Interim Director of Dining
Housing/Dining/Hospitality
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Is at least one on-campus dining hall or food service outlet certified by the following organizations? (at least one positive response required):
Yes or No
The Food Recovery Network No
The Green Restaurant Association (GRA) (Two Star or higher) No
Green Seal (GS-55 Standard for Restaurants and Food Services) No
Leaders for Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) No
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Certification No
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) Yes
An equivalent program approved by AASHE No

A brief description of each certified dining hall or food service outlet, including the year the certification was achieved and/or renewed:

All UC San Diego Housing, Dining and Hospitality restaurants and markets are Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership certified as of 2017. One vendor restaurant in University Centers was Green Restaurant Certified in 2017 (Santorini Grill). We also have a student chapter of the Food Recovery Network on campus.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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University Centers contact: Hugh Hagues.

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.