Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.99
Liaison Denice Koljonen
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Boston College
IN-4: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
0.00 / 0.50 Bruce Dixon
Sustainability and Energy Specialist
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution’s green athletics program include the following?:
Yes or No
Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events ---
A stadium certified under a green building rating system ---
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions ---
A program to minimize the use of potable water and chemicals in turf maintenance and groundskeeping ---
A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events Yes
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives Yes
An athletic team certification program ---

A brief description of the institution’s green athletics program, including the specific initiatives selected above:

Satellite parking is available for those that are Season Ticket holders to reduce traffic congestion and auto emissions around the campus. There are four Satellite locations with Shuttle Buses to transport the Fans to and from the Stadium.

The Green Ambassador Program is a Sustainability/ Athletic initiative aimed at engaging with the Fans to create awareness about recycling during Tailgating and in the Stadium during the game. Students and Staff educate Fans in each Tailgating zone about the importance of separating trash and recyclable items.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Satellite parking information was found at bceagles.com

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