Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.73
Liaison Katherine Spector
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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State University of New York at Oswego
ER-3: Sustainability in New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 John Moore
Director of Facilities Construction and Sustainability
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Does the institution include sustainability prominently in new student orientation?:

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation:

-Orientation Manual contains the Laker Green section and explains the use of email for all college communications.

-Students/Parents were provided water pitchers for in place of plastic bottles at orientation functions.

-Orientation Leaders use electric cars to transport handicapped parents and themselves around campus.

-Orientation Leaders provided students/parents with tote bags made with 100% recycled materials.

-The college cut back on paper waste by sending students one informational packet in the mail and the rest of the information by email.

-Laker Leaders highlight sustainable features of New Science Building, Village Townhouses and campus recycling.

The website URL where information about sustainability in new student orientation is available:

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