Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.51
Liaison Sarah Mittlefehldt
Submission Date March 2, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Northern Michigan University
IN-27: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Sarah Mittlefehldt
Co-Chair, Sustainability Advisory Council
Earth, Environmental & Geographical Sciences
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Sustainable Theater

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

Since 2008, Northern Michigan University professors and student have been working to produce more responsible, more sustainable theatre. In December of 2016, the theater department presented a version of the play "Scrooged" where all costume & props for the show came from recycled materials. The initiative was a great success and brought community attention the role of sustainability in the arts, and the Theater program has committed to using recycled materials in all of its future shows.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Public Engagement
Purchasing
Arts & Culture

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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