Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.16
Liaison Matthew Liesch
Submission Date May 13, 2024

STARS v2.2

Central Michigan University
IN-16: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.50 Eric Urbaniak
Student Reviewer
OID
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution’s green athletics program include the following?:
Yes or No
Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events Yes
A stadium or arena certified under a green building rating system Yes
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions ---
A program to minimize the sustainability impacts of turf management (e.g., by installing low input turfgrass or environmentally preferable artificial turf) ---
A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events ---
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives Yes
An athletic team certification program ---

A brief description of the institution’s green athletics program:
The CMU Basketball Arena within the Student Activity Center is LEED Certified. Additionally, once a year, as a part of the Campus Race to Zero Waste, CMU hosts a zero-waste basketball game. This is in addition to public education through tabling, and sustainability education videos played at the half-time of all basketball and football games.

Website URL where information about the green athletics program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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