Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.72
Liaison Philip Mansfield
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Carleton University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Philip Mansfield
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management and Planning
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
Yes or No
A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter Yes
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
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Building signage that highlights green building features Yes
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems Yes
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed Yes
A sustainability walking map or tour Yes
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation Yes
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians No
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience Yes
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat Yes
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

The Central sustainability Website is within the Facilities Management Planning groups website. The page has a description of what sustainability Carleton University means and has a series of links to the different sustainable initiatives and aspects of Carleton University.


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A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

The sustainability newsletter consists of a green tip of the month and how to complete the task which the tip recommends.


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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

The Carleton Sustainability Office has a Twitter account called CU sustainability (@CUsustain). The twitter page provides interesting sustainability facts and dates for events about sustainability.


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A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

The Carleton Sustainable Research Centre website allows easy access through the web for people to learn about the research that the Carleton sustainability community is doing. The website displays a combination of professor and student research.


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A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

There are various signs through out different buildings of the Univeristy. In Robertson Hall and the Athletics building their is a large sign in each building explaining the Sustainability Strategic Plan and the buildings green features.


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A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

Dining services at Carleton provides signage and brochures that highlights dining services buying local practices.


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A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:

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A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

There will be a map created through google maps and posted on the sustainability carleton website. As well during student move in a map will be posted in each residence highlighting the areas of the university which have been impacted by sustainability initiatives. Both maps will highlight these areas and provide a description.


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A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

The Carleton TDM website provides a variety of different means for commuters to commute to work including walking, cycling, public transit, carpool and ride share programs.


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A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

There are campus maps located throughout the university which indicate bike and walking paths.


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A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

The Housing services website provides a blog on how to live more sustainably in residence as well there is a residence group called project green that brings residence students who are interested in green living together.


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A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:

In the student newspaper The Charlatan sustainability initiatives are often covered in articles such as the recent creation of the campus sustainability research house.


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A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

There is a monthly green tip of the month sent out by the sustainability office providing information about how to make the workplace for sustainable.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material (2nd material):

Carleton releases a newsletter daily called Today @ Carleton that the sustainability office can use to send out information about sustainability initiatives to the Carleton staff.


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