Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison Kirsten Gabrielsen
Submission Date Jan. 21, 2011
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Orange County Community College
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Kirsten Gabrielsen
Sustainability Coordinator
Biology
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

The name of the campaign(s):
SUNY Orange Earth Day, Our Natural Heritage FORUM

A brief description of the campaign(s):

A campus wide Earth Day celebration is held in April each year. Local environmental organizations, renewable energy suppliers, and vendors attend. Also booths where carbon foot prints are measured and pledges given are included. In addition a month long FORUM, Our Natural Heritage, focuses on the value and necessity of indigenous plants and animals.


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

Both the annual Earth Day event and the FORUM, Our Natural Heritage, raise awareness about recycling, general waste reduction, natural landscaping, invasive insect and plants, etc.
Increased involvement in sustainability related clubs arises and sustainability initiatives are formulated.


The website URL for the campaign:

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