Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.64
Liaison William Cocke
Submission Date May 14, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of North Texas
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Todd Spinks
Director
UNT Sustainability
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Does the institution produce the following outreach materials and/or publications that foster sustainability learning and knowledge? :
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A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts Yes
A sustainability newsletter Yes
Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability Yes
A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability No
Building signage that highlights green building features Yes
Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems Yes
Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed No
A sustainability walking map or tour Yes
A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation Yes
Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians Yes
A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience Yes
Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat No
Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website:

Sustainable.unt.edu is the central sustainability website that consolidates and reports information about the university’s sustainability efforts. The pages of the website include UNT Sustainability’s mission statement, research initiatives and projects, outreach campaigns and materials, and information for students, as well as sustainability consulting information.


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A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

The sustainability newsletter, titled “R.O.O.T.S,” includes a faculty spotlight for outstanding sustainability efforts, dates for workshops and events focused on sustainability and the latest news about sustainability initiatives on campus.


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A brief description of the social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability:

UNT Sustainability's Facebook and Twitter keep followers updated on events and initiatives that UNT Sustainability is undertaking. These social media platforms allow interested individuals an accessible way to see how they can be involved in UNT Sustainability.


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A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

LEED signs are displayed on the ground floor of the buildings that are LEED certified.


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

UNT Dining Services includes a sustainability section on their website, detailing sustainable sourcing initiatives and food waste reduction methods. Dining halls post tips on how to reduce waste and support locally sourced food as well.


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A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The UNT Sustainability Tour offers a look at some of the most innovative features here at UNT. From buildings with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification, to educational programs, to renewable energy, you or your group can get a sneak peak at what makes UNT green. We will customize your experience, whether you are a potential student, a local government, a school group, or a business looking for ideas.


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

This guide helps you lower your impact while you get where you need to go. This guide has resources to help you bike, walk, use public transit, and ride share.


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A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

This guide helps you lower your impact while you get where you need to go. This guide has resources to help you bike, walk, use public transit, and ride share.


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

The guide includes information about methods to reduce energy consumption, as well as information on products that will make one's living space more sustainable.


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A brief description of another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above (1st material):

Videos include a tour and introduction of the Natural Dye Garden, the Sustainability Leadership Program, wind energy at UNT, recycling and dining services and more on sustainability initiatives at UNT.


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