Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.78
Liaison Margaret Lo
Submission Date Sept. 1, 2017
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STARS v2.1

George Mason University
IN-27: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Mary Liang
Sustainability Analyst
Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Housing and Residence Life Mattress Recycling

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

Mason's Housing and Residence Life has recycled mattress in the last four years, with over 64,000 pounds of mattresses recycled during the summer of 2016 alone through A Wider Circle, an organization providing basic necessities to individuals without. With a replacement rate of 650 mattress every year, Mason is currently looking for additional organizations to reuse and recycled used mattresses.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Waste

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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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