Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 39.89
Liaison Charles Riley
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2011
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Oregon Institute of Technology
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Carrie Wittmer
Sustainability Coordinator
Provost's Office
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

The name of the campaign(s):
Recyclemania

A brief description of the campaign(s):

This annual, nationwide contest involves universities and colleges in waste reduction and recycling campaigns. Schools track and report recycling weights for 8 weeks of the term and compete in a variety of areas; OIT participated in the Grand Champion, Per Capita Classic, and Gorilla Prize contests.


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

In order to participate, OIT tracks and reports its weekly recycling rate, pounds recycled per person, and total pounds recycled for 8 weeks starting in January. Simultaneously, various education campaigns are conducted. The positive impacts of the campaigns are measured in increases in recycling efforts.


The website URL for the campaign:

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