Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2011
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Colorado State University
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Tonie Miyamoto
Director of Communications and Sustainability
Housing and Dining Services
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

The name of the campaign(s):
RecycleMania

A brief description of the campaign(s):

RecycleMania is a 10-week competition of colleges and universities to promote waste reduction on their campuses. The goal is to collect the highest amount of recyclables, the least amount of trash, and achieve the highest recycling rate. In addition to the national competition, an internal competition is held between the residence halls and university apartments.


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

Colorado State recycled over 50% of its total waste stream in 2011 and earned 21st place in the 2010 RecycleMania competition.

Internally, the top Residence Halls recycled 43 pounds per resident. In the apartment competition the recycling rate was 67 pounds per resident.

This was Colorado State's seventh year in the competition.


The website URL for the campaign:

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