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STARS Silver

STARS Silver

In March of 2015, SUNY New Paltz earned a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).  STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.  SUNY New Paltz’s STARS report is publicly available on the STARS website:

https://stars.aashe.org/institutions/state-university-of-new-york-at-new-paltz-ny/report/2015-03-04/

With more than 650 participants on six continents, AASHE’s STARS program is the most widely recognized framework in the world for publicly reporting comprehensive information related to a college or university’s sustainability performance. Participants report achievements in four overall areas: operations, academics, engagement, and planning & administration.