Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.26
Liaison Alexi Lamm
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2022

STARS v2.2

Utah State University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Alexi Lamm
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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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:

The Sustainability Council emails a monthly newsletter those who have signed up for the list.


Does the institution have signage that highlights sustainability features on campus?:
Yes

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

Interpretive signs began being placed on the Logan campus in 2013-2014 with student-funded projects such as a solar panels and water bottle filling stations. They have continued to be placed.


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

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

The sustainability map includes locations for wellness, bike share, and outdoor programs as well as locations for native plant gardens, LEED certified buildings, healthy food options, covered bike racks, and energy generation facilities. The LEED virtual tour features USU buildings across the state that are exceptional in at least on LEED category.
https://www.usu.edu/sustainability/about/sustainability-map
https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/b6ab51f123644e0db9b9ab3eb189c20f


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:

An online Green Guide is available to students, and an abbreviated guide is available in print.
https://www.usu.edu/sustainability/greenguide


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

Extension Sustainability produces fact sheets and provides links to lesson plans, grant opportunities, documentaries, journal articles, and other resources.
https://extension.usu.edu/sustainability/


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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