Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.50
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Denison University
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
RecycleMania, Water Wars & Energy Wars, Trayless Dining, and International Day of Climate Action

A brief description of the campaign(s):

Denison students organize a number of sustainability related outreach campaigns and competitions. RecycleMania, Water Wars & Energy Wars, Trayless Tuesdays, and International Day of Climate Action are some recent examples.

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

During RecycleMania Denison increased its campus recycling rate by approximately 10%. In the competition Denison finished 43rd nationally and 1st in Ohio. The Trayless Tuesday campaign showed a 30% decrease in food waste and was so successful that the campus moved to trayless dining everyday for the 2010-2011 academic year.

The website URL where information about the sustainability outreach campaign(s) is available:

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