Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 34.83
Liaison Katie Wall
Submission Date March 24, 2022

STARS v2.2

Lees-McRae College
IN-18: Green Event Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
-- 0.00 / 0.50 Katie Wall
Program Coordinator
Outdoor Recreation Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have or participate in a green event certification program?:

Has the institution held one or more certified events in the previous year?:

Does the institution’s green event certification program address the following?:
Yes or No
Sustainable transportation options, teleconferencing options, and/or carbon offsets ---
Sustainable catering (e.g., sourcing local and third party certified food and beverages, providing vegetarian/vegan options, using reusable/compostable materials) ---
Paper consumption (e.g., minimization and recycled/FSC certified content) ---
Energy efficiency (e.g., equipment and lighting) ---
Waste minimization and diversion ---
Communications and/or signage about the sustainable practices ---

A brief description of the institution’s green event certification program:

Campus events can be fun, informative, festive, academic…and they can also be green, healthy, and sustainable. A green certified event recognizes campus events whose organizers have taken extra steps to lower their environmental footprint.

Certification Process
Events interested in becoming a green certified event should first consult with the Lees-McRae Green Initiative. Completed applications should be sent to the Lees-McRae Green Initiative email (lmcgreeninitiative@gmail.com) at least a week before the event.

Website URL where information about the green event certification program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Students created this certification program and presented it to our new events director. He is reviewing and editing and plans to put this in place in Fall 2022.

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