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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 Eric O'Brien
Submission Date March 1, 2013
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University of Northern Iowa
ER-T2-5: Sustainable Enterprise

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University Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a student-run enterprise, such as a cafe, through which students gain sustainable business skills?:
Yes

A brief description of the enterprise:

The UNI Entrepreneurship Program has encouraged students to start a number of student run businesses that have become careers. Some of these are fully operational and some are still in the planning stages. They include:
-Single-stream recycling business
-Two wind energy related businesses
-A green cleaning business
-Energy audits
-Green certification consultants
-Organic farming
-Biomass for energy production


The website URL where information about the sustainable enterprise is available:

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