Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.13
Liaison Keisha Payson
Submission Date July 11, 2013
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Bowdoin College
PAE-20: Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Keisha Payson
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainable Bowdoin
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Does the institution collaborate with other colleges and universities to support and help build the campus sustainability community?:

A brief summary of papers, guides, presentations, and other resources the institution has developed to share their sustainability experience with other institutions:

Bowdoin and other colleges in Maine have collaborated annually to conduct an inter-institutional recycling competition called Recyclemania. Anther collaborative event is the Building Dashboard Energy Conservation Competition which Bowdoin participated in along with many other schools across the country.

The names of local, state, regional, national, and other campus sustainability organizations or consortia in which the institution participates and/or is a member:

Green Campus Consortium of Maine, Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium.

A brief summary of additional ways the institution collaborates with other campuses to advance sustainability :

The Coordinator for a Sustainable Bowdoin meets with the Green Campus Consortium (GCC) of Maine every 2 months and with the Northeast Campus Sustainability Consortium monthly. The GCC plans professional development courses that focus on student engagement, campus construction, and garnering administrative support.

The website URL where information about cross-campus collaboration is available:

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