Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 80.84
Liaison Teddy Lhoutellier
Submission Date April 26, 2024

STARS v2.2

University of Miami
IN-16: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.50 Teddy Lhoutellier
Sustainability Manager
Environmental Health and Safety
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Does the institution’s green athletics program include the following?:
Yes or No
Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events Yes
A stadium or arena certified under a green building rating system Yes
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions Yes
A program to minimize the sustainability impacts of turf management (e.g., by installing low input turfgrass or environmentally preferable artificial turf) No
A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events No
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives Yes
An athletic team certification program No

A brief description of the institution’s green athletics program:
Indoor Practice Arena was certified LEED Gold Concessions in the arenas and stadium are managed by the same food services contractor form the main campus and follow the same EPPS policy: https://greenu.miami.edu/_assets/pdf/Sust%20Procurement-Purchasing.pdf Contractor Sustainable Food: https://dineoncampus.com/miami/sustainability Current Green Athletics Initiatives: • Video ECO at the games and in buses • Apparel donation at the end of seasons • GotSneakers donation drive • Green Athletics Conference • Adidas Parley partnership “Our real Estate and Facilities group is leading the effort to seek new and innovative ways for the University to meet its sustainability goals through conservation, reducing, reuse and recycling programs […] and reducing their energy consumption” University of Miami Strategic Plan. p 44

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