Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 88.13
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Nov. 7, 2022

STARS v2.2

Colorado State University
IN-19: Green Laboratory Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Stacey Baumgarn
Campus Energy Coordinator


Institution has or participates in a green laboratory program that covers at least three of the following:

  • Energy conservation and efficiency, e.g., fume hood ("shut the sash") and freezer maintenance programs

  • Water conservation and efficiency

  • Chemical use and disposal

  • Materials management, e.g., green purchasing guidelines and recycling and reuse programs

  • Training event(s) for lab users on sustainable practices



This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.


An institution earns 0.5 bonus points when it has a green laboratory program meets all five criteria listed. Partial points are available. An institution that has a green laboratory program that meets at least three of the criteria earns 0.25 points.


Report on active programs at the time of submission.

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