Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 33.07
Liaison John Lerczak
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Lewis University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 John Lerczak
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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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:
Pumpkin Pitch

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

Every year we have our pumpkin pitch event that invites the Lewis community as well as residents of Will County to participate in a pumpkin pitch event where we rent dumpsters and compost pumpkins. Various student groups as well as faculty gets engaged through creative thinking and co-sponsoring events.


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

We had over 100 people attend the event and composted over 2,000 pounds of pumpkins. Not only was it educational, but we reduced the amount of waste going to the landfill.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
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Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Recycled Cap Project

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

The campaign is used as a educational and fundraising opportunity for the students. The project will be shared through social media pages and throughout campus in efforts to raise funds.


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

We have been able to engaged the whole Lewis community along with external partnerships.


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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