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The University of Illinois earned a Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS) Gold certification from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

In its latest Gold-winning report, Illinois earned several innovation credits for the Sonified Sustainability Music Festival, the Fresh Press agricultural waste paper making project, a flour-milling operation to turn campus-grown wheat and oats into flour for the dining hall kitchens, and the student-run Styrecycle program to divert polystyrene coolers from campus waste.

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