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Liaison Susan Powers
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Clarkson University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

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Complete Expired Susan Powers
Assoc. Dir. Sustainability
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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):
Take It or Leave It

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

A campaign and program to reduce solid waste during move out "purge" from student housing. The program was improved in 2015 including the use of a tent to move materials in from the dorms and out to new owners; including several non-profit organizations.


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

Quantifying the mass of material diverted from the landfill is difficult, but the 10 tables in the tent were continuously covered with goods as they came in and out daily. Materials left at the end of the program filled ~25% of a roll-off waste container and were shipped to Syracuse for use and distribution by a larger non-profit


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Sustainable Office Certification Program

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

monthly sustainability challenges during Spring Semester for departments and individuals. Participants become more educated on sustainable practices and complete tasks. It is a department to department competition.


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

In 2015, 43 offices and 262 (33%) individuals were involved. 41% of 2015’s participants earned a Green Knight Certification, and 32% earned a Gold Knight Certification.


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

The reu-seable to-go box program lead to the reduction in solid waste by ~60 trash bags per day.


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