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Liaison Nancy Apple
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2019
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Mount Holyoke College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
-- Reporter Nancy Apple
Director
Environmental Health & Safety
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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:
1) War of the Watts Competition

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

The War of the Watts energy conservation competition engages students to reduce residence hall energy consumption. The residence hall that has decreased its energy use the most over the two wee competition is the winning hall. The Eco-reps and President host an event for the winning hall. The Kill-a-Watt competition is a collaborative effort between Eco Reps, GLC Reps, Environmental Sustainability and Facilities Management.


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

In 2016, the winning hall reduced their electrical use by 11.4%.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
New Faculty/Staff Eco-orientation

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

The Eco-reps meet with all new faculty and office staff to provide information on how to work green at MHC and give them LED light bulbs and recycling bins for their offices.


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

The impact is not measured at this time.


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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