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Where to draw the line on food purchasing

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Haley Duncan on Apr 16, 2015, 4:43 pm

Our food purchases are spread across several people and purposes. We have a commercial kitchen that is used for events and daily tastings, employee breakroom foods and beverages, and employee...

Last reply: Trista Little, Apr 16, 2015, 5:12 pm

Ecocert

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Gabriel Frasson on Sep 11, 2014, 12:33 pm

Anyone knows if LEED accept Ecocert Seal?

Last reply: Trista Little, Jan 25, 2015, 8:07 pm

Restaurant Supplies (i.e., napkins, paper products, etc)

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Nate Gillette on Jul 13, 2014, 9:02 pm

July 14, 2014- 3:44 pm Nate, I disagree about MRc1, and would suggest we carry on this conversation on that forum. If you could, please read through our guidance on that page and post why you think...

Last reply: Nate Gillette, Jul 14, 2014, 3:49 pm

Vending machines

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Andres Giraldo on May 14, 2014, 1:54 pm

Hi, I am wondering if this credit can be earned when the facility have some vending machines which provide beverages and snacks for the employees, but the company doesn't provide any other kind...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jul 13, 2014, 10:52 pm

Alcoholic beverages

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on May 8, 2014, 12:11 pm

Does food and beverages include alcoholic beverages as well or only soft drinks and water?

Last reply: Trista Little, May 8, 2014, 1:55 pm

coca cola

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Emmanuel Pauwels on Mar 21, 2014, 2:33 pm

Would coca cola bottles be considered regional if the bottling plant is within the required distance?

Last reply: Emmanuel Pauwels, Mar 21, 2014, 2:52 pm

Amish Foods

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Michael McPheron on Mar 19, 2014, 4:23 pm

We are entertaining the idea of having lunches of locally produced food. We live in an area with a high Amish population and anticipate buying a lot of food from them. Is there a way that we can...

Last reply: Michael McPheron, Mar 21, 2014, 1:46 pm

Events Venue

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by LEED member on Feb 17, 2014, 10:22 pm

If the building tenants (...

20% Documentation Requirement

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Elliot Powers, LEED AP BD+C on Oct 6, 2013, 12:43 am

I cannot seem to find any language, either in the RG, LEED Online credit form, or in any prior discussions here that specifies how this 20% requirement applies. That is, wouldn't only the...

Last reply: Trista Little, Oct 6, 2013, 8:52 pm

Documentation expectations?

EBOM-2009 MRc5: Sustainable Purchasing—Food
posted by Aurélie Kazour on Aug 2, 2013, 5:43 am

Hello. I work in a hospital, serving an average of 200 meals a day. I am not sure about what documentation is expected to meet the sustainable food purchasing standard. 100% of fruits &...

Last reply: Trista Little, Aug 2, 2013, 2:09 pm