Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 33.32
Liaison James Taylor
Submission Date Sept. 25, 2012
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STARS v1.2

University of North Florida
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 4.00 James Taylor
Coordinator
Environmental Center
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts:

The UNF Environmental Center manages a website that compiles information regarding sustainability efforts at UNF. covers sustainability. The website includes information about sustainability programs coordinated by the Environmental Center and the Sustainability Committee, as well as an environmental class list, available sustainability volunteering and internships and environmental research conducted at UNF.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

Currently the UNF Environmental Center periodically sends out email updates about sustainability. The emails contain news, upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, tips for sustainable living and as well as other information.


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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

The Office of Undergraduate Research organizes a Showcase of Osprey Advancements in Research & Scholarship every year to showcase student research. The conference is not exclusive to sustainability research, but it provides an opportunity for students to present their research.


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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

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Does the institution have food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
Yes

A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

Dining services at UNF is provided by Chartwells, who distributes information regarding sustainable food systems. They have both brochures for students, faculty and staff to take, as well as signage.


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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

Parking & Transportation Services has information on their website about local bus routes that service the UNF campus.


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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper (either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat)?:
No

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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (1st material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

The Environmental Center produces a number of sustainability publications annually. The reports vary in topics and cover a number of sustainable issues. Prior reports include, but are not limited to solid waste audits, a greenhouse gas emissions inventory and a campus commuter survey.


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