Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Lynn Stoddard
Submission Date Nov. 9, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Norma Vivar
Assistant to the Chair of Sustainable Energy Science
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
No

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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
No

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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
Yes

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

There are signs placed in each bathroom where there are paper towel dispensers which let people know that Eastern is using green building features. One example is a sticker that says, "these are trees, use respectively"


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Does the institution have food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
Yes

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

Signs are posted at cafeteria entrances promoting local foods and local fresh produce. Catering services and food services provided by Chartwells.


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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The Institute for Sustainable Energy and its interns can provide sustainability tours when asked. These tours have been delivered in 2011 and 2012, to incoming and prospective students.


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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
No

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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper (either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat)?:
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (1st material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

The University has a pamphlet which points out green features on campus, covers information on student involvement in campus sustainaility, and is a guide to entities on campus specifically connected to sustainability, such as; The Institute for Sustainable Energy, The Center for Sustainable Energy Studies and The Green Campus Committee.


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

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Posters describe the single stream recycling policy on Eatern's campus. They educate the campus on what items are recyclable and where they should be deposited.


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