Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.97
Liaison Kristy Howell
Submission Date July 28, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Johnson County Community College
IN-25: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kristy Wittman Howell
Sustainability Education and Engagement Coordinator
Center for Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Blue Jeans Go Green

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

More than 1,300 pieces of denim were collected during a drive sponsored by the JCCC Business and Marketing club (Enactus) as part of Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green program, and a local freight company stepped up to pay for the shipping.

The items will be recycled into UltraTouch Denim Insulation to be used by organizations such as Habitat for Humanity rather than ending up in landfills or incinerators.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Campus Enagement
Waste

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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