|Submission Date||Feb. 12, 2015|
|2.00 / 2.00||
Office for Sustainability
|Yes or No|
|A central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution’s sustainability efforts||Yes|
|A sustainability newsletter||Yes|
|Social media platforms that focus specifically on campus sustainability||---|
|A vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability||Yes|
|Building signage that highlights green building features||Yes|
|Food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems||Yes|
|Signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed||No|
|A sustainability walking map or tour||No|
|A guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation||Yes|
|Navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians||---|
|A guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience||Yes|
|Regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat||Yes|
|Other sustainability publications or outreach materials not covered above||Yes|
A central website consolidates information about the University of Arkansas
sustainability efforts, current and upcoming events and has hot links to annual reports such as the Climate Action Plan.
The Office for Sustainability produces a monthly newsletter includes reports on recent and upcoming events, and gives tips on energy conservation, water conservation and waste minimization.
"Inquiry" is a journal dedicated exclusively to undergraduate research, and it includes articles about energy conservation and sustainability.
Recycling signs are posted at buildings across campus. Elkay water filling stations have electronic signage which notes how many water bottles were prevented from being used with each reusable water bottle that is filled. USGBC plaques are on LEED certified buildings (5 are in the process of being approved, and we currently have 4 certified).
Signs are posted at dish return stations at each of the four food courts reminding diners to properly sort food waste for the food waste-to-compost project.
UA Transit and Parking has several online guides to the use of buses, bicycles on campus, ride sharing programs and paratransit services.
The Housing website lists ways to live sustainably in the community, on campus, in the residence halls, and in the residence hall rooms. There is also a sustainability living and learning community.
The Arkansas Traveler, a weekly student newspaper, has a reporter assigned to provide updates on campus sustainability projects, issues, and events.
The Office for Sustainability uses its wordpress blog as a platform to share information about events, projects, programs, volunteer opportunities, and general sustainability information that is useful not only to the University of Arkansas community, but to the field of sustainability as a whole.
The Office for Sustainability has a Facebook page that informs students about sustainability on-campus events and activities.
The Office for Sustainability is represented on Twitter sharing the sustainability events, news, and trends.
The Office for Sustainability uses Google+ to share information such as blog posts and news from the blog and campus for people who prefer to use this platform.
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.