Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.54
Liaison Alex Miller
Submission Date March 6, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Carleton College
IN-4: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Alexandra Miller
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Energy and Sustainability
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Does the institution’s green athletics program include the following?:
Yes or No
Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events Yes
A stadium certified under a green building rating system No
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions No
A program to minimize the use of potable water and chemicals in turf maintenance and groundskeeping Yes
A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events No
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives Yes
An athletic team certification program No

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

The Sustainability Office works with Sustainability Assistants, Custodians, and volunteers to "trash talk" at athletic events to make them zero waste. These trash talkers are stationed at waste sites and educate guests about where to properly dispose of their waste and are also ambassadors for the sustainability program at Carleton.


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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