Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.33
Liaison Austin Eriksson
Submission Date Dec. 10, 2018
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STARS v2.1

California State University, Northridge
IN-9: Green Laboratories

Status Score Responsible Party
n/a 0.00 /


Institution has or participates in a green laboratory benchmarking or certification program that covers at least three of the following:

  • Energy conservation and efficiency, e.g. fume hood ("shut the sash") and freezer maintenance programs

  • Water conservation and efficiency

  • Chemical use and disposal

  • Materials management, e.g. green purchasing guidelines and recycling and reuse programs

  • Training for lab users on sustainable practices



This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.


Institutions earn 0.5 Innovation & Leadership (IN) points for this credit up to a maximum of 4 points for the IN category. An institution’s overall, percentage-based STARS score is increased by the number of IN points it earns.


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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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.