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Be Green Certification

The Be Green Certification provides the Wartburg Community with a practical framework to live sustainable lives as stewards of the earth. The certification process is multilayered and customizable to maximize your individual desire to live sustainably. Listed below are the steps that you can take to complete your Be Green Certification and help make the Wartburg community a better place. After each step, you will receive a badge in your mailbox on campus. The Process: The Be Green Certification is designed to be a self-led experience. To earn your badges, complete these steps in order and email the worksheets to sustainability@wartburg.edu .You do not need to wait for feedback or confirmation between steps, you can move on at your own speed, and you can submit more than one worksheet at a time. Thank you for your interest.

Step 1: To register for you Be Green certification, sign the Sustainability Pledge and fill out an online application.
Step 2: Complete the Changemaker Worksheet and complete the Be Green Check-list. After completion of this step, you will receive your Be Green - Bronze certification button in campus mail.
Step 3: Complete the Watt Meter Worksheet and Water Usage WorksheetAfter completion of this step, you will receive your Be Green - Silver certification button in campus mail.
Step 4: Complete two (2) elective worksheets of your choice from the list below. After completion of this step, you will receive your Be Green - Gold certification button in campus mail.
Step 5: To complete your journey, and receive your Be Green - Platinum certification button, complete two (2) more elective worksheets and a Final Reflection

Elective Worksheets: Select from the list below to complete your Gold and Platinum level certification. (each worksheet is linked to corresponding document)

Email completed worksheets to sustainability@wartburg.edu.  Students, faculty, and staff that complete a level of certification will receive a button to pin on their jacket or backpack.