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College Sustainability Report Card 2010
October 12, 2009 — The University of Wyoming received top grades in two categorizes in an annual sustainability report card issued by the Sustainable Endowments Institute.
UW received top grades in both climate change & energy and food & recycling categories, and also ranked highly in student involvement and transportation categories. Overall, UW received a B- letter grade, which is a grade up from last year.
The Sustainable Endowments Institute annually releases the College Sustainability Report Card, profiling schools across America on several aspects of sustainability including campus, dining, endowment, and student involvement. The report card provide accessible information so that schools may learn from each other's experiences to foster more effective sustainability policies.
The report assesses 48 indicators, from green building initiatives to recycling programs to endowment investment policies, and uses an A to F letter-grading system to evaluate performance.
The report can be found at http://www.greenreportcard.org/report-card-2010/schools/university-of-wyoming. The UW Sustainability Committee's Web site is http://uwyo.edu/sustainability/.