Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 26.10
Liaison Rachael Budowle
Submission Date April 29, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wyoming
IN-4: Green Athletics

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Rachael Budowle
Campus Sustainability Committee Chair
Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
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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 certified under a green building rating system ---
A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions ---
A program to minimize the use of potable water and chemicals in turf maintenance and groundskeeping ---
A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events ---
Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives Yes
An athletic team certification program ---

A brief description of the institution’s green athletics program, including the specific initiatives selected above:

In spring 2017 UW hosted a low-waste "Conservation Cowboys" basketball game. In fall 2017, UW hosted two low-waste "Conservation Cowboys" football games and a volleyball game. Trash talkers supported waste diversion with fans and created a Mt. Trashmore educational demonstration of waste and recycling volumes. Additionally, Trihydro, Rocky Mountain Power, and Black Hills Energy sponsor education for waste and energy sustainability during halftime events and on recycling infrastructure.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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