Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.81
Liaison Sb Loder
Submission Date Nov. 12, 2013
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STARS v1.2

The College of Wooster
ER-T2-1: Student Group

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Sb Loder
Sustainability Coordinator
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Does the institution have an active student group focused on sustainability?:

The name and a brief description of each student group:

GreenHouse is a student-led group that adjusts its yearly focus based on the interest of students and the needs of the school. In the past, students led the charge to get rid of trays in the cafeteria. Last year, students successfully petitioned the Board of Trustees to stop burning coal. This year, students succeeded in riding campus of water bottles sold with students' meal plans. GreenHouse also houses the Vegan CoOp.

List up to 4 notable recent activities or accomplishments of student group(s):

Last spring, students successfully petitioned the Board of Trustees to stop burning coal. GreenHouse funds and runs the Vegan Co-Op, a free vegan meal open to all. They sponsored Reduce Reuse Recycle week, focused around AASHE's Campus Sustainability Day. The Water Bottle Committee, a branch of GreenHouse, has successfully rid campus of disposable water bottle sales with 'Flex' dollars, included in tuition.

List other student groups that address sustainability:
Bike Club, OFarm, One Earth, WOODS, Peace by Peace

The website URL where information about student group(s) is available:

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