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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.92
Liaison Jonathan Lantz-Trissel
Submission Date July 26, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Eastern Mennonite University
IN-24: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Jonathan Lantz-Trissel
Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Plant
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Nitrogen Footprinting

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

EMU joined in the first cohort of institutions in the UVA-led Nitrogen Footprint Network in 2014 and were among the first 7 colleges and university's in North America to try to measure our nitrogen footprint. EMU has received press coverage for this work, participated in conference workshops sharing our results and methods, and been published in a recent Sustainability: the Journal of Record devoted to the topic.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Research
Food & Dining
Coordination & Planning

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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