Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.15
Liaison Hector Davis
Submission Date June 26, 2017
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STARS v2.0

Tarleton State University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 2.00 Hector Davis
Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator
Risk Management & Compliance
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
Yes or No
A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter Yes
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability No
Building signage that highlights green building features No
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems Yes
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed No
A sustainability walking map or tour No
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation No
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians No
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience No
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat No
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above No

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

Tarleton's Live Green/Breathe Purple website is maintained by the department of Risk Management & Compliance and contains information about different sustainability initiatives, as well as information about recycling, green printing, energy and renewable resources and Tarleton's Environmental Vision & Policy Statement.


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

Tarleton has a quarterly newsletter that communicates current and upcoming sustainability projects and helps promote living a more sustainable lifestyle on and off campus.


The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

Tarleton maintains a Facebook page and a Twitter account (@SustainableTSU) to provide information and updates on campus sustainability activities and to communicate with our subscribers.


The website URL of the primary social media platform that focuses on sustainability:
A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :
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The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
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A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

Tarleton has partnered with our dining service provider (Sodexo) in order to focus on studetn service initiatives centered around sustainability. Sodexo maintains signage in the dining hall regarding sustainable equipment, supplies and products as well as sustainable grown and sourced food items available.


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:
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The website URL for signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies:
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A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:
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The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:
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A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:

The J-TAC has been Tarleton's official student news organization since 1919 and reports on news and events that are relevant to the campus and its constituents. The J-TAC regularly publishes articles covering issues such as recycling at tailgate activities, campus sustainability initiatives, energy conservation and modern farming techniques.


The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:
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A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):
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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (4th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (5th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (6th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (7th material):
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (8th material):
No

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