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Macalester Sustainbility Office
The Macalester Sustainability Office website publishes initiatives of our office, as well as provide information on sustainability data and the relevant student groups and campus committees who work on sustainability issues.
The Sustainable Scots Newsletter is a biweekly email that keeps students, staff, and faculty up-to-date with current campaigns, events, and opportunities from the Sustainability Office and the Macalester community.
The Sustainability Office has a facebook page and a sustainability alumni linked in page and twitter account.
The Green Beat was a regular student newspaper column in the Spring '08 term, but is not currently ongoing.
The Sustainability Office has a Living Lab website that includes campus sustainability research projects.
The Markim Hall Green Touch Screen was removed from the lobby of the Institute for Global Citizenship. It used to provide real-time data about the building’s
energy use, water use, and other sustainability features. Energy data and green building information is available on the Sustainability Office website.
Bon Appétit (the dining service at Macalester College) provides sustainability brochures including "Seafood WATCH”, a list of seafood that is healthier for the ocean, and information on healthy and local foods. Bon Appétit also has a regular sustainability newsletter and a "low-carbon diet" guide.
Macalester's has signage surrounding the restored prairie behind Olin Rice Science Hall that provides information on the species, their habitat, and restoration efforts.
The sustainability tour map was compiled in 2008 and provides information for self-guided tours all across campus. The map includes the LEED platinum Markim Hall, Green roofs, the EcoHouse and Veggie Co-op, as well as 31 other sustainability tour sites.
The Sustainability Office regularly publishes guides to alternative transportation at Macalester College that includes information about the local car share program, subsidized bus passes, flexible work arrangements and Metro Transit's Guaranteed Ride Home program.
The Sustainability Office includes a website for transportation that includes information for bicyclists.
Students originally developed a 'How to be a Sustainable Scot' guide. This guide has been developed into a website. A sustainable dorm room flyer was also developed for orientation in 2016.
The Sustainability Plan update is published every one or two years with data and a summary of the college's progress on sustainability projects.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.