Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.92
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Western Kentucky University
IN-4: Innovation 4

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Christian Ryan-Downing
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

WKU’s Mechanical Engineering program and the Agriculture Department have completed the initial facilities installation and produced a 250 gallon test batch of biodiesel on the WKU Agriculture Farm in May 2012. The facility will begin supplying a significant fraction of the diesel fuel needs of the WKU Agriculture Farm in fall 2012 with biodiesel produced from used cooking oil collected from the various WKU cafeterias.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available:
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