Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date March 17, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
IN-1: Innovation 1

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
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Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Farm and Fiber

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome :

The site of the Sustainable Student Farm continues to be an example of best practices is sustainability. A collaboration with Fresh Press, a paper making initiative, uses the waste agricultural fiber to make paper.


A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):

Additional agricultural fiber plants are grown at the site that will help increase carbon sequestration for our campus.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of 5):
Yes or No
Curriculum ---
Research Yes
Campus Engagement Yes
Public Engagement ---
Air & Climate ---
Buildings ---
Dining Services ---
Energy ---
Grounds Yes
Purchasing Yes
Transportation ---
Waste Yes
Water ---
Coordination, Planning & Governance ---
Diversity & Affordability ---
Health, Wellbeing & Work ---
Investment ---

Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :

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