Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.71
Liaison Sharmilla Raj
Submission Date May 6, 2024

STARS v2.2

Toronto Metropolitan University
IN-49: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Pop-Up Free Store

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

The TMU Free Store is a pop-up store dedicated to helping TMU students reduce their environmental impact and save money. Choose from a variety of gently-used items like office supplies, electronics, home decor, kitchen supplies, books and more, all for free! At the first pop-up store held during Orientation in September 2022 over 2 weeks: 2,540 items were rehomed 3,441 students visited the Free Store 1,266 lbs diverted from landfill 99% of students who attended said that they would be very interested in having the Free Store run throughout the year


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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