Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.79
Liaison Ian Johnson
Submission Date May 26, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Colorado College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Ian Johnson
Sustainability Director
Office of 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):
Recyclemania

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

Recyclemania is a nation-wide competition to promote waste reduction on college and university campuses. Colorado College participates in Recyclemania to foster behaviors that both minimize waste and increase the campus's waste diversion rate.


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

The college's waste recycling rate since the first year of participating in Recyclemania has increased from 38% in 2012 to close to 52% in 2015. Last year, Colorado College ranked first for composting the most food service organics.


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

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

Campus Conservation Nationals is the world's largest energy and water reduction competition for colleges and universities. It includes a three-month competition period in which buildings on campus are pitted against each other to demonstrate the largest reductions.


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

In 2013, Campus Conservation Nationals reported that participating schools had saved 2,115,000 kWh of electricity and 1,680,000 gallons of water.


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