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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating Systemâ„¢ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Bronze

STARS v1.0

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Bronze 41.92 Meghna Tare Jan. 27, 2011 Download

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Credit Status Points
Student Sustainability Educators Program Complete 0.88 / 5.00
Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign Complete 5.00 / 5.00
Sustainability in New Student Orientation Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability Outreach and Publications Complete 3.00 / 4.00
Student Group Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Organic Garden In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Model Room in a Residence Hall Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Themed Housing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Sustainable Enterprise Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Sustainability Events Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Outdoors Program Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Themed Semester or Year Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Building Operations and Maintenance In Progress 0.00 / 7.00
Building Design and Construction In Progress 0.00 / 4.00
Indoor Air Quality Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Complete 1.25 / 2.00
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Complete 3.10 / 14.00
Air Travel Emissions Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Local Offsets Program Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Food Purchasing Not Started 0.00 / 6.00
Trayless Dining Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Vegan Dining Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Trans-Fats Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Guidelines for Franchisees Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Pre-Consumer Food Waste Composting Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Post-Consumer Food Waste Composting Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Food Donation Not Started 0.00 / 0.25
Recycled Content Napkins Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Reusable Mug Discounts Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Reusable To-Go Containers Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Building Energy Consumption Complete 0.00 / 8.00
Clean and Renewable Energy Complete 0.38 / 7.00
Timers for Temperature Control Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Lighting Sensors Complete 0.25 / 0.25
LED Lighting Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Vending Machine Sensors Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Energy Management System Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Energy Metering Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Integrated Pest Management Complete 1.15 / 2.00
Native Plants Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Wildlife Habitat Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Tree Campus USA In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Snow and Ice Removal Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Compost Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Computer Purchasing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Cleaning Products Purchasing Complete 0.50 / 2.00
Office Paper Purchasing Complete 0.50 / 2.00
Vendor Code of Conduct Not Pursuing 0.00 / 1.00
Historically Underutilized Businesses Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Local Businesses Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Campus Fleet Complete 0.05 / 2.00
Student Commute Modal Split Complete 1.23 / 4.00
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete 0.92 / 3.00
Bicycle Sharing In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Facilities for Bicyclists Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Bicycle Plan In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Mass Transit Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Condensed Work Week Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Telecommuting Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Carpool Matching Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Cash-out of Parking Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Carpool Discount Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Local Housing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Prohibiting Idling In Progress 0.00 / 0.25
Car Sharing Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Waste Reduction Complete 0.83 / 5.00
Waste Diversion Complete 0.98 / 3.00
Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion Complete 0.68 / 1.00
Electronic Waste Recycling Program Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Hazardous Waste Management Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Materials Exchange Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Limiting Printing Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Materials Online Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Chemical Reuse Inventory Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Move-In Waste Reduction Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Move-Out Waste Reduction Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Water Consumption Complete 5.70 / 7.00
Stormwater Management Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Waterless Urinals Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Building Water Metering Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Non-Potable Water Usage Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Xeriscaping Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Weather-Informed Irrigation Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Sustainability Coordination Complete 3.00 / 3.00
Strategic Plan In Progress 0.00 / 6.00
Physical Campus Plan Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Sustainability Plan In Progress 0.00 / 3.00
Climate Plan In Progress 0.00 / 2.00
Credit Status Points
Sustainable Compensation Not Started 0.00 / 8.00
Employee Satisfaction Evaluation Not Started 0.00 / 2.00
Staff Professional Development in Sustainability Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability in New Employee Orientation In Progress 0.00 / 2.00
Employee Sustainability Educators Program Not Started 0.00 / 5.00
Childcare Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Employee Wellness Program Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Socially Responsible Retirement Plan Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Committee on Socially Responsible Investment Not Pursuing 0.00 / 2.00
Shareholder Advocacy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 5.00
Positive Sustainability Investments Not Pursuing 0.00 / 9.00
Student-Managed SRI Fund Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Socially Responsible Investment Policy Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Investment Disclosure Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Community Sustainability Partnerships Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability Complete 2.00 / 2.00
Sustainability in Continuing Education Complete 7.00 / 7.00
Community Service Participation Complete 1.29 / 6.00
Community Service Hours Complete 4.03 / 6.00
Sustainability Policy Advocacy Complete 4.00 / 4.00
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing 0.00 / 4.00
Graduation Pledge Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Community Service on Transcripts Complete 0.25 / 0.25
Farmers' Market Not Pursuing 0.00 / 0.25
Credit Status Points
Innovation 1 Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation 2 Complete 1.00 / 1.00
Innovation 3 Not Started 0.00 / 1.00
Innovation 4 Not Started 0.00 / 1.00

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