Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.57
Liaison Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Marcos
IN-49: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Juliana Goodlaw-Morris
Sustainability Manager
Safety, Risk and Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Sustainable Menstruation

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:

The original initiative was put in place by student, Marina Flowers (Graduated Spring 2020) through a grant proposal funded by the ASI Sustainability Projects Funding. This project developed a workshop that focused on destigmatizing sustainable menstruation products as well as periods as a whole. This project provided a space to discuss these stigmas and how they affect all people who menstruate. Not only did this project provide that space but also provided free reusable menstruation products that students were interested in trying.

What are we doing now?
Following the SPF project CSUSM collaborated with the company OrganiCup and its Campus Cup program where we offered over 350 sustainable menstruation items to students this fall (2020).

Between the two projects we have received over 400 reusable menstruation products to distribute.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Waste
Diversity & Affordability

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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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