Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Hope College
OP-T2-22: Snow and Ice Removal

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Samantha Hawke
STARS Coordinator
Physical Plant
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Has the institution implemented technologies or strategies to reduce the environmental impacts of snow and ice removal?:
Yes

A brief description of the snow and ice removal program, policy, or practice:

The grounds department at Hope uses brooms and shovels, and plows walkways more often during snowfall to reduce salt usage. We also use a calibrated drop salt spreader that has reduced our salt usage by about 20%.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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