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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 Jennifer Andrews
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of New Hampshire
Tier2-3: Trans-Fats

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Rick MacDonald
Assistant Director, UHS Support Services
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Does the institution use frying oil that does not include trans-fats and seek to avoid foods that include trans-fats in its dining operations?:

A brief description of the trans-fats avoidance program, policy, or practice:

UNH Dining has substantially reduced trans-fats in the dining halls in recent years. In Fall of 2006 UNH Dining committed to eliminating trans-fats. Great strides have been made, yet some areas remain especially challenging, particularly with baked goods. But UNH Dining works closely with UNH Dietetic Interns and the Dept. of Nutrition, along with its own in-house dietician, and follows the "Guiding Stars" healthy eating program.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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