Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.91
Liaison Elizabeth Swiman
Submission Date Dec. 19, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Florida State University
IN-5: Green Event Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jamie Valentine
Partnerships Coordinator
Sustainable Campus
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Does the institution’s green event certification program address the following?:
Yes or No
Sustainable transportation options, teleconferencing options, and/or carbon offsets Yes
Sustainable catering (e.g. sourcing local and third party certified food and beverages, providing vegetarian/vegan options, using reusable/compostable materials) Yes
Paper consumption (e.g. minimization and recycled/FSC certified content) Yes
Energy efficiency (e.g. equipment and lighting) Yes
Waste minimization and diversion Yes
Communications and/or signage about the sustainable practices Yes

A brief description of the institution’s green event certification program, including the specific components selected above:

Sustainable Campus provides a Green Your Event Planning Guide for students and staff to learn how to minimize the impact of their events. The Office of Student Sustainability hosts workshops to assist student groups in incorporating sustainability into the event planning process. Groups/offices/clubs reach out to Sustainable Campus for support in planning a green event. After a group/office/or club commits to and incorporate these green strategies, they become Green Event Certified.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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