Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Jennifer Foley
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Boston College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
-- Reporter Robert Pion
Sustainability Program Director
Facilities Services
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Energy Games, RecycleMania, Game Day Recycling Challenge, Volunteer Fair, Sustainability Fair

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

Energy Games: Competition between residence halls to reduce the most amount of energy and electricity.
RecycleMania: Collegiate competition to reduce waste and increase recycling.
Game Day Recycling Challenge: Recycling campaing at football game(s).
Volunteer Fair: all student groups, including sustainability related groups, have tables to recruit members. Groups include: Eco Pledge, Real Food.
Sustainability Fair: Event held to bring greater awareness to the student body of the various sustainability initiatives that occur on campus.


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

Energy games have contributes to a reduction of energy use in the residence halls by some 5%.
RecycleMania: In 2013: BC ranked number 6 in Per Capita category, #9 in Gorilla category and # 50 in Grand Champion.
Game Day: 2012, BC ranked # 9 in Rcycling Champion, # 17 in GHG reduction , # 29 in Diversion rate of 45.8%
Volunteer Fair: over 400 students signed up to be members of sustainability related student groups.


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A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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