Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.65
Liaison Jennifer Bodine
Submission Date Feb. 19, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Weber State University
IN-5: Green Event Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
0.50 / 0.50 Jennifer Bodine
Sustainability Specialist
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution’s green event certification program address the following?:
Yes or No
Sustainable transportation options, teleconferencing options, and/or carbon offsets Yes
Sustainable catering (e.g. sourcing local and third party certified food and beverages, providing vegetarian/vegan options, using reusable/compostable materials) Yes
Paper consumption (e.g. minimization and recycled/FSC certified content) Yes
Energy efficiency (e.g. equipment and lighting) No
Waste minimization and diversion Yes
Communications and/or signage about the sustainable practices Yes

A brief description of the institution’s green event certification program, including the specific components selected above:

Events are certified "Green" by WSU's Energy & Sustainability Office. The Green Event Certification checklist can be found here - https://apps.weber.edu/wsuimages/sustainability/Green%20Department%20Program/Green%20Resources%20(PDF)/Green%20Events%20Certification%20Form(1).pdf

Participating organizations and departments can fill out an application to have their event certified here - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfKzRjZu4wGI5V2fLLFQPismLxe6wWp_Our8GgrtT8YZ7ChXg/viewform

Having events certified as "Green" provides points to offices and departments participating in WSU's Green Department Certification Program. Information about the program can be found here - https://www.weber.edu/sustainability/green-department.html

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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