Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.18
Liaison Ryan Todd
Submission Date May 9, 2016
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California State University, Sacramento
EN-7: Employee Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—Sustainability
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The percentage of new employees that are offered orientation and/or outreach and guidance materials that cover sustainability topics:
100

A brief description of how sustainability is included in new employee orientation:

The following is a summary of the insert given to all employees in their new employee orientation packet:
Sustainability
Sac State recognizes the importance of campus sustainability and in being stewards of the Environment. To ensure we are committed to sustainable practices, we have established a campus Sustainability Steering Committee with supporting sub-committees to guide campus sustainable policy and guidelines. Sac State Sustainability focuses on sustainable initiatives through outreach, student involvement, and cultivating awareness and participation. For any questions, please contact Kristina Cullen, Sustainability Analyst at (916) 278-7603 or sustainability@csus.edu. Also, follow us on Facebook at “Sustainability at Sac State” and Twitter @GreenSacState.
Recycling
Every desk has a blue desk-side recycling bin and a black mini-bin. In the blue bin you can place all non-confidential paper documents, cardboard, most plastics and bottles & cans. The mini-bin is for trash and is significantly smaller to remind you that nearly anything can be recycled and deposited into your blue recycling bin as long as it has not been contaminated by food products. Please wash out your plastics.
The University also recycles tires, toner & ink cartridges, e-waste, inert materials like concrete and clay, all its green waste and wood and a wide variety of metals too! To ensure these materials are recycled, Sac State offers these services free for the campus community. If you have any questions about recycling, please feel free to contact Joey Martinez, Recycling Coordinator at (916) 278-5801. To recycle batteries, please contact Environmental Health and Safety: (916) 278-5447. Happy Recycling Sac State!
Energy Conservation
The University strongly promotes and practices energy conservation whenever practical and feasible. We attempt to maintain a balance between occupant comfort and energy saving strategies. Over the years this concept has kept utility costs at a minimum, thus providing the ability to redirect the savings to educational programs. The campus Energy Policy explains a number of strategies used to minimize energy consumption. Please contact Nat Martin, Energy Conservation Coordinator at (916) 278-3696 for questions.


The website URL where information about sustainability in new employee orientation is available:
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