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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.

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Liaison Michele Hebert
Submission Date Aug. 26, 2011
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University of Alaska Fairbanks
IN-2: Innovation 2

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Director
Office of Sustainability
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:

Sustainability Art Show
UAF believes that waste can be a creative source for art and manufacturing. The goal of the sustainability art show is to promote local artist and industries that use recycled and repurposed materials in creative ways. This type of event will help reshape these “waste” materials into viable products, job creation and finally a responsible solution for much of our waste stream.
The Sustainability Art Show was started by Office of Sustainability student employee Sam Misra, working in partnership with Wendy Croskrey, Art Department faculty. The show was exhibited in the UAF Wood Center. The art show was integrated into the curriculum of the sculpture class which was taught by Dr. Croskey. Pieces from the fall and spring semester 2010-11 are posted on the website listed below.

The Sustainability Art Show


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

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