Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.77
Liaison Joe Herbst
Submission Date Jan. 17, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Minnesota State University Moorhead
IN-1: Innovation 1

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Joe Herbst
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Campus Sustainability
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Student Recycling Service

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome :

Students at MSUM have long requested that they be allowed to operated the recycling servivces. This allows students to gain experience and learn problem solving skills while improving the environmental footprint of the campus through the recycling service.


A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):

Every week student recyclers report to the student manager about any improvements they implemented or attempted in a given week.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of 5):
Yes or No
Curriculum ---
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Campus Engagement Yes
Public Engagement ---
Air & Climate ---
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Energy ---
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Waste Yes
Water ---
Coordination, Planning & Governance ---
Diversity & Affordability ---
Health, Wellbeing & Work ---
Investment ---

Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
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