Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 28.23
Liaison Brian Webb
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

Houghton College
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.60 / 2.00 Brian Webb
Sustainability Coordinator
Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:

We have an active social media presence for our Eco Reps program, which includes regular posts about sustainability events and information.
https://www.instagram.com/hc_eco_reps/
https://www.facebook.com/hcecoreps/


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

We have business card sized signage in all campus buildings (approximately ~ 500 signs in total) to encourage sustainable behavior, such as turning off lights and the tap. We also have public signage about our orchard, trails, and solar array, including detailed information about the sustainability benefits of the solar array.


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

We have an online map that marks the locations of various sustainability points of interest. The map includes some educational information about these efforts.
https://www.houghton.edu/campus-life/creation-care/sustainability-initiatives/


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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