University of Wisconsin-River
Falls Campus Environmental Audit
This is an archival web site related to campus sustainability.
The UW-River Falls campus environmental audit will help create a more informed
campus that is better able to implement environmentally friendly policies
and practices. The intent of this audit is to provide resource consumption
data and use it to educate student, faculty and staff about how they
can make changes that will lead UW-River Falls down the road toward
environmental sustainability and sustainable development. Being a pioneer
in the University of Wisconsin system, UW-River Falls is the first university
with a functional auditing system.
Resource Consumption Charts
usage from 1994-present in the areas of recycling, electricity,
and water consumption. This section will be updated annually
to better inform students and faculty about the campuses path
toward being environmentally sustainable and provide a means
to determine whether resource conservation measures are successful.
campus enrollment statistics from 1994-present. Includes both
Full Time Equivalency (FTE) numbers and headcounts of full-
and part-time undergraduate and graduate students and faculty
the full report on the purpose of the project, the methodology
for data collection, recommendations for future audits, analysis
of the data, and a discussion and conclusion about what I learned
while conducting this audit.
Email Responses and Contacts
is for anyone with comments regarding making the campus more
sustainable. Anyone who wants to request information or voice
a concern about campus sustainability is welcome to do so. Please
send all responses to Dr. Kelly Cain, Plant and Earth Science
provides links to sites related to environmental audits.
provides recommendations for future campus audits.
Questions asked to gain needed information to provide the necessary benchmarks for the campus
to gear its progress toward environmental sustainability for years to come. This form will be sent annually to applicable campus faculty to
obtain the previous years data. The data will be added to existing resource consumption charts or new charts will be created.
Frequently Asked Questions
This section will answer some common questions people have when looking
at an environmental audit. Such as, what is environmental sustainability,
why should I be concerned, and what can individuals do to help.
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