Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.33
Liaison Gener Abdon
Submission Date July 31, 2020
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STARS v2.1

San Diego State University
IN-25: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Charlotte Roberts
Zero Waste student intern
Office of Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Data Driven Waste Management

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:

Weekly and monthly data from our campus' waste hauler is both manually and automatically input into a tracking and analysis software called SkySpark. Dumpster-level weights, which correspond to individual buildings, allow our sustainable operations team to target the most wasteful buildings and increase diversion through strategic improvements. A public dashboard in the website URL below has been created this past year for the public to view the data.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Air & Climate
Purchasing
Waste

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