Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.29
Liaison Holly Andersen
Submission Date March 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bennington College
IN-50: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Electrification of all In-House Staff Groundskeeping tools

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

With the help of a group called ReplaceNow, two student interns researched replacement tools for all of the in-house groundskeeping suring the 2019/2020 field work term. Once all the items were researched and reviewed with staff, they were purchased and for use. These electrical tools are now used in lieu of gas powered equipment.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Air & Climate
Energy
Grounds

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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