Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.84
Liaison Lola Trafecanty
Submission Date Jan. 18, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Scripps College
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 4.00 Phuongngan Bui
Sustainability Intern
Office of the President
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts:

The Scripps Sustainability webpage is a resource for the students interested in the college's policy on sustainability, current sustainability efforts, up-coming sustainability events, tips on being "green", statistics on water and electricity usage, and contacts of people who can further answer questions about sustainability at Scripps.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
No

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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

Students have the options to present their senior research thesis via poster at the Keck Science Department.


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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

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Does the institution have food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
Yes

A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

At the Malott Common, Scripps Dining Hall, signage on sustainable food sources are labeled at each food station.


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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

Scripps has a brochure for an Edible Fruits Tour as well as a sustainable-features map of the campus. On the sustainable-features map, icons representing green practices of water, energy, construction materials, and recycling are identified at different locations on the map. On the Edible Fruits Tour map, different types of trees were given a number and identified in the key of the map. The location of the trees were labeled by numbers on the map of the campus. Visitors can attain the walking maps from the Office of Admissions and walk around the campus to find edible fruits and places that were sustainably built or renovated.


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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

The RideShare program at Scripps has alternative suggestions such as: carpooling, biking, taking the bus, and walking for those who commute to Scripps.


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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

The guide for green living, 10 Easiest ways to Cut Energy Use in Half, is available through the Scripps sustainability webpage. Various signage about energy and water conservation were placed throughout the dorms to remind residents about living a "greener" lifestyle.


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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper (either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat)?:
No

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