Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.85
Liaison Elissa Brown
Submission Date Feb. 8, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Whitman College
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
0.00 / 8.00 Brandon Bishop
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Plant

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The College has recognized curricular, co-curricular, and extra curricular education related to Sustainability. This is evidenced through the Whitman College Environmental Principles: Recognizing the impact Whitman College has on the environment and the leadership role Whitman College plays as an institution of higher learning, the college affirms the following environmental principles and standards, which shall be consulted to explore the practical ways Whitman College can promote an environmentally conscious campus.

To reduce the amount of non-recyclable materials, to reuse materials when possible, and utilize recycled materials.
To consider the eco-friendliest science and technology available to decrease our environmental impact.
To continue to build an energy-efficient campus in the 21st century.
To patronize companies that are active in their defense of the environment from further degradation.
To encourage individuals’ environmental accountability through programs of environmental education.
To consider environmentally friendly options when they exist and are practical in decisions regarding developmental projects.
To further the use of reused materials, recyclable materials, and the Internet for campus communications.
To encourage and request food service to make environmentally friendly decisions in purchasing food and supplies, reducing waste, and reusing materials.
To maintain campus grounds through the employment of bio-friendly substances and services.
To strive to improve upon current practices so we may harmonize the trends of the industrial world with the natural environment.

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