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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 Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Geory Kurtzhals
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
OP-T2-22: Snow and Ice Removal

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Dave Tippy
Superintendent of Grounds
Physical Plant Service-SIUC
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Has the institution implemented technologies or strategies to reduce the environmental impacts of snow and ice removal?:
Yes

A brief description of the snow and ice removal program, policy, or practice:

1. We constantly educate both are staff and constituents on are snow removal processes and procedures, upgrade our equipment and tweak campus snow removal maps to keep them current.
2. We have in place a campus snow removal plan and map, send employees to snow and ice seminars, invest in current salt and brine equipment calibrate them for efficiency, utilize a weather service and pavement temperatures, understand the many dynamics of managing snow and ice, educate our staff on proper use, timing, type and amounts of products to use, experiment with new methods and chemicals, keep campus community updated on campus conditions.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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