|Submission Date||July 24, 2015|
Virginia Commonwealth University
IN-4: Innovation 4
Director of Sustainability
Title or keywords related to the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Throughout the year the VCU Fashion Department creates many hundreds of pounds of textile waste from student projects. The VCU Fashion Department has partnered with the VCU Office of Sustainability to recycle these textiles that would otherwise be sent to the landfill.
A brief description of any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation (if not reported above):
The measurable outcomes are the amount of waste that is being redirected from the landfill to recycling.
A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
Which of the following STARS subcategories does the innovation most closely relate to? (Select all that apply up to a maximum of five):
|Yes or No|
|Air & Climate||---|
|Coordination, Planning & Governance||---|
|Diversity & Affordability||---|
|Health, Wellbeing & Work||---|
Other topic(s) that the innovation relates to that are not listed above:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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