Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date March 23, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Denison University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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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, Composting, and International Day of Climate Action

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

RecycleMania is a national competition that the college participates in annually. The competition/campaign raises awareness of waste and recycling issues on campus and beyond. There are numerous educational and outreach activities that are conducted over a 10 week period including a campus trash sort and trash tower.


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

During RecycleMania Denison increased its campus recycling rate by approximately 10%. In the competition Denison finished 36th nationally and 2nd in Ohio.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
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The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Campus Sustainability Day and The Campus Sustainability Pledge

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

Campus Sustainability Day is a day of activities and a festival aimed at highlighting all aspects of sustainability on campus. Part of this event includes a sustainability pledge that all members of the campus community can sign. The text of the pledge changes each year and focuses on critical aspects of sustainability that everyone can engage.


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

Each year over 200 people on campus participate in Sustainabilty Day and over 300 people sign the sustainability pledge.


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