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Liaison Debbie Namugayi
Submission Date Sept. 16, 2014
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Bucknell University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Dina El-Mogazi
Director, Sustainable Design Program
Center for Sustainability and the Environment
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign directed at students within the previous three years that has yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

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

The name of the campaign (1st campaign):
Flex Your Power

A brief description of the campaign (1st campaign):

Flex Your Power is a yearly energy conservation competition for most residence halls and fraternities. The competition has been taking place since 2011.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (1st campaign):

Winning residence halls have achieved reductions in electricity use of over 10% during the weeks measured.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Recyclemania

A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Bucknell participates annually in RecycleMania, a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. Over an 8-week period each spring, colleges across the United States and Canada report the amount of recycling and trash collected each week and are in turn ranked in various categories based on who recycles the most on a per capita basis, as well as which schools have the best recycling rate as a percentage of total waste and which schools generate the least amount of combined trash and recycling. With each week’s updated ranking, participating schools follow their performance against other colleges and use the results to rally their campus to reduce and recycle more.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):

Recylemania has resulted in the cumulative GHG reduction of 237 metric Tons of CO2.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
A brief description of other outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:

During the past three years, Bucknell Communications has created specific outreach campaigns, directed at all members of the campus community, to encourage recycling and power shut-offs during breaks.


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