Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.35
Liaison Jessica Bast
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2022

STARS v2.2

North Carolina State University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Jessica Bast
Sustainability Program Coordinator
University Sustainability Office
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Has the institution held a 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 a 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:
NC State's Tri-Towers Energy and Water Challenge

A brief description of the campaign:

Residents of Metcalf, Bowen and Carroll Residence Halls (known as the Tri-Towers) will compete to see which hall could most reduce its energy and water use. Residents of the winning hall receive a pizza party.


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

Energy and water usage was reduced as students competed to win a pizza party. These energy/water-saving habits are more likely to stick with the students even after the competition, encouraging life-long sustainable values.


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Professional Clothing Drive

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

In 2019, the NC State Council on the Status of Women organized a clothing drive for professional clothes and donated to local nonprofits.


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

Over 100 pounds of professional clothing was collected and donated to staff and community members in need.


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:

NC State holds an annual shredding and recycling drive, which allows participants to donate, shred and/or safely dispose of paper, electronics, rigid plastic, cardboard, tube lights, and non-perishable foods that are sent to the Feed the Pack food pantry.


Additional documentation to support the submission:
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