Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.94
Liaison Tanya Roberts
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Durham College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Tanya Roberts
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Fill-it-Forward

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

Launched in August 2019 as a pilot, Fill-it-Forward is an incentives based tracking program and app that rewards users every time they refill their reusable bottle. Every refill donates 1 cup of water to a registered charity/project. The app also allows you to track your impact.

Program is officially launching in mid- February 2020


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

FILL IT FORWARD IMPACT:

4,192,320 CUPS OF CLEAN WATER GIVEN - in total by the program.

Durham college specific impact: 235 reuses


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Green Office Certification Program

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):

This is an internal program that is points based and tracks sustainable behavior changes in staff and faculty offices. offices are ranked against each other and compete for bronze, silver and gold level certifications that are recognized every year at the annual town hall meeting. Prizes and incentives are included to recognized efforts through the program.


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

Our institution moved to a centralized waste plan in 2019 and individual office garbage bins were removed and replaced with mini table-top bins.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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