Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 32.32
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Hope College
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Samantha Hawke
STARS Coordinator
Physical Plant
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:

The name and a brief description of each student group:

The Sustainability Task Force is a sub-committee of Hope College's Student Congress. This task force is comprised of 5-10 students who focus on educating students about sustainabilty and what they can do to lessen their environmental impact. The task force organizes multiple events throughout the year with the objective of engaging students in sustainabilty efforts - such as observing and planning events during National Recycling Day and Earth Week. The task force also organizes sustainability efforts targeting students such as plastic bag drives and recycling competitions.

List up to 4 notable recent activities or accomplishments of student group(s):

-Assistance in implementation of on-campus single stream recycling
-Surveyed students regarding sustainability efforts on campus
-Campus-wide plastic bag drive
-Participation in National Recycling Day

List other student groups that address sustainability:
Environmental Issues Group, Engineers without Borders

The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:

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