Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.92
Liaison Nick Cookson
Submission Date June 20, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Sewanee - The University of the South
OP-T2-22: Snow and Ice Removal

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Amy Turner
Director of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
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Has the institution implemented technologies or strategies to reduce the environmental impacts of snow and ice removal?:
Yes

A brief description of the snow and ice removal program, policy, or practice:

Sewanee currently practices a no-rock-salt policy in order to reduce the environmental impact of our snow and ice removal. Our snow removal practices are using backpack blowers and brushes attached to our mowers that brush or blow snow off the walkways and steps. Ice treatment is coarse sand that is applied through spreaders onto the sidewalks and steps. Franklin County spreads rock salt onto the state maintained streets and some parking lots as we need their assistance.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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