STEVENS POINT, Wis. (WSAU) - An area college has been recognized again for their conservation efforts. UW Stevens Point is on the Green College Honor Roll for 2014, making it the third straight year for this designation.
UWSP is the only Wisconsin campus to make the list, which is assembled by The Princeton Review.
The Stevens Point college is one of 22 U.S. colleges scoring a Green Rating of 99, which is the highest score possible. Some of the criteria include having a healthy and sustainable quality of life and the school’s commitment to sustainability issues. Their Operations and Waste Management Facility also achieved honors for their various recycling and composting programs. The use of solar for residence hall water heating was also taken into consideration.