|Submission Date||Sept. 23, 2020|
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications
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Director of Sustainability
Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:
Members of the Gonzaga community can subscribe to a monthly newsletter, called "InBalance" that focuses on sustainability efforts at Gonzaga. Information and updates are also posted to our Facebook page.
Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:
Currently Gonzaga has indoor and outdoor signage around campus to highlight the multi-stream waste bins.
Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
On Gonzaga's Virtual Campus Tour, we highlight our buildings that are LEED Certified, including the LEED Gold PACCAR Center, and the BARC Center which we have been working to achieve LEED Certification.
Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
While the university does not publish a green-living guide for housing, we do have multiple initiatives to incorporate sustainability into the housing experience.
Through the Residence Hall Association, their is a sustainability representative to help encourage and develop programs for those in housing to be more sustainable. This includes participation in friendly competitions between the residence halls around sustainability issues, including Recyclemania for zero-waste.
Additionally, the housing experience includes Living Learning Communities, in which one of these communities for 2nd-year students focuses on Solidarity and Social Justice. Working to address the social issues of sustainability, diversity, and inequality.
A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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