Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.70
Liaison Office of Sustainability
Submission Date July 1, 2013
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Bellevue College
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Deric Gruen
Sustainability and Resource Conservation Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
Sustainability at Bellevue College

A brief description of the campaign(s):

Sustainability at Bellevue College is an ongoing campaign that seeks to encompass all aspects of sustainability on campus. The campaign utilizes the college's sustainability website, a newsletter, and tables at student orientations and events to educate.

As part of this overarching campaign, a campaign on composting was organized in October of 2011 when the campus began a pilot composting program. Due to large success from this program, the college has now implemented regular pre- and post-consumer composting for food waste.

A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign(s):

As a result of the campaign, the campus went from zero tons of composting to a rate of 1.3 tons per month.

The website URL where information about the sustainability outreach campaign(s) is available:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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