Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.17
Liaison Ryan Kmetz
Submission Date July 26, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts?:
Yes

Website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter or social media platform that focuses specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter or social media platform:
Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage that highlights sustainability features on campus:

All LEED-certified buildings on campus have permanent signage explaining their green building features. No Mow Zones are designated with signage. Ecological study areas on campus are demarcated with signage. Prominent stormwater management features have permanent signage on campus.


Does the institution provide a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

We offer an interactive GIS sustainability map:
https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/1e1176bdb10b4c04b752043fe9063ad4/


Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

The New Student Green Guide is a one-stop-shop for all things sustainability-related here at UMBC. From tips on how to recycle on campus to find a sustainability club that fits your interests, this guide will help all new retrievers reduce their impact at UMBC and beyond. The guide is updated every summer.

https://sustainability.umbc.edu/home/learn-more-new/pg/


A brief description of other comprehensive sustainability outreach materials and publications not covered above:

We also provide a suite of interactive maps and tools related to climate change, emissions, and environmental justice: https://sustainability.umbc.edu/home/learn-more-new/tools/


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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