Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 36.50
Liaison Katy Everett
Submission Date Oct. 26, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Eureka College
IN-4: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Katy Everett
Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Science and Mathematics
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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 ---
A stadium certified under a green building rating system ---
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions ---
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 ---
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives ---
An athletic team certification program ---

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

Our football field was replaced with astro turf to remove need for herbicide/pesticide application and fertilizer use as well as eliminate irrigation needs. The areas around the new field are being planted with native plants and prairie seed mixes by our EVS courses and supported by the sustainability committee on campus.


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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