Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.55
Liaison Michelle Larkins
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Pacific University
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Michelle Larkins
Director of the CSS
Center for a Sustainable Society
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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:
Waste Audit

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

We held our first waste audit since 2009 in the Spring of 2018, and students were involved in all aspects of sorting and collecting.


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

We have now instituted composting in more buildings for kitchen scraps, and have a mug library to combat our 8000lbs of disposable coffee cups


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
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Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Stock the Share

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

We held a campus wide drive with employees to restock our campus food bank and to contribute to our local emergency shelter. At Pacific, food security is part of sustainability. One event yielded over 2000lbs of food.


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

Multi dept engagement in food security, better connection to local shelter for homelessness and hunger week celebrated every November.

1200lbs of food donated directly to emergency shelter.


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:

There is collaboration between Aramark (our dining services) and the Center for a Sustainable Society to provide a reusable mug library. This was introduced and data from our waste audit was presented to show how these reusable mugs could make a difference.


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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