Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Carolyn Shafer
Submission Date March 1, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Pratt Institute
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Carl Zimring
Professor of Sustainability Studies
Social Science and Cultural Studies
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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?:
No

Name of the campaign:
GiveTake

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

In 2016, Pratt established an art supply recycling initiative at Pratt Institute that collects (give) and offers (take) used art supplies, free of charge, to students. This program has taken several tons of discarded supplies out of the waste stream and back into use in Pratt studios, at the same time saving students money on their studio supplies.


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

In 2017, GiveTake diverted 9095 pounds of materials from the waste stream and back into Pratt's studios. In 2018, GiveTake diverted 8900 pounds of materials from the waste stream and back into Pratt's studios.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
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A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):
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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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