Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.89
Liaison Julie Newman
Submission Date Oct. 23, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
IN-4: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 MIT Office of Sustainability
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution’s green athletics program include the following?:
Yes or No
Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events No
A stadium certified under a green building rating system No
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions No
A program to minimize the use of potable water and chemicals in turf maintenance and groundskeeping No
A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events Yes
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives No
An athletic team certification program No

A brief description of the institution’s green athletics program, including the specific initiatives selected above:

MIT Athletics installed a green roof on its bathroom pavilion at Steinbrenner Stadium and works with the Department of Facilities on the placement of recycling bins and compactors at indoor and outdoor athletic venues. MIT Athletics provides information to visitors about public transportation options to athletic facilities via the MBTA.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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