Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 64.43
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Nov. 4, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Carol Mullins
Sustainability Assessment Coordinator
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):
30-50-100 Plan

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

Graduate and Professional Student Government initiated the 30-50-100 program. This legislation was one of the first pieces of to have been also subsequently passed by the Undergraduate Student Government. The program asks offices at IUPUI to voluntarily reduce their paper usage/ use a higher content of recycled content (30, 50, or 100% post-consumer recycled paper).


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

At the conclusion of 2014 the program saved over 400,000 “new” sheets of paper.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Dumpster Dives

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

Annual dumpster dives educate students, staff, and faculty on what can and cannot be recycled by sifting through the contents of a trash dumpster and sorting materials based on what is recyclable and what is not. Experts from Ray’s Trash Service, Inc., IUPUI Sustainability, and IUPUI Campus Facility Services host these annual events.


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

1,400 pounds of material from IUPUI dumpsters -- all headed for regular trash disposal -- were pulled from the trash for recycling.


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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