The 2018 Schumaker Complex
This new student athlete facility is pursuing LEED Certification through the U.S Green Building Council. Check out some of the highlights below that make the Schumaker a green building…
The new student athlete facility is pursuing LEED certification.
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The Ohio State University Golf Club has made a conscious effort to use resources efficiently to maintain the golf courses and reduce environmental impact.
Learn more about these initiatives here
Each year the Student-Athlete Support Services Office and Department of Athletics host shoe drives benefitting one of our service-learning partners, Soles4Souls. Soles4Souls is a global not-for-profit that creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. Student-athletes participating in a Buckeyes Go International service-learning experience help collect shoes from fans, visitors and donors at designated winter athletic events at the Schottenstein Center. To date, Buckeyes have donated over 3,000 pairs of shoes, most recently collecting over 1,050 in February 2018. Fans and staff can donate throughout the year by learning more at Soles4Souls.org.
The Ohio State University has received support from various stakeholders within the community to carry out zero waste events at all of our football games. Zero waste refers to diverting 90% or more of materials from the landfill by recycling, repurposing and composting. The Ohio State University has set a new standard for collegiate stadium recycling, being ranked No. 1 in diversion rate within the Big Ten Conference for the past four years.
Fore more information on Zero Waste, visit: https://insights.osu.edu/sustainability/heroes-zero
The 2014 LEED Certified Silver Schottenstein Practice Facility.
The Ohio State University Basketball Practice Facility located inside the Schottenstein Center was constructed and certified to LEED Silver in 2014 by the U.S Green Building Council. This certification ensures that various elements of the construction process and the facility itself have a reduced environmental and human health impact. View the full LEED Scorecard here