Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.47
Liaison Ryan Todd
Submission Date March 1, 2021

STARS v2.2

California State University, Sacramento
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
4.00 / 4.00 Kristina Cullen
Sustainability Analyst
Facilities Management—Sustainability
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Has the institution held a 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 a 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:
Bin Signage Campaign

A brief description of the campaign:

In an attempt to lessen waste output, Sac State students created a campaign to put more signage on trashcans in eateries and office buildings. These signs include clear pictures and labels for what types of trash should go in each bin: compost, trash, and recycle. This initiative targets all members of campus as students and staff both utilize these areas.


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

This campaign has increased the amount of properly categorized trash thrown out by student, staff and faculty.


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Trash Monster

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

As part of an Environmental Studies course, students participated in the trash monster campaign which consisted of a demonstration in the library quad where students dressed up in trash bags resembling a monster while sharing facts about the negative effects of plastic bags.


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

Since this campaign, the campus has eliminated single use plastic bags from campus.


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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