Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.84
Liaison Carolyn Shafer
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Pratt Institute
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 4.00 Carolyn Shafer
Director
Center for Sustainable Design Strategies
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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?:
No

Name of the campaign:
GiveTake

A brief description of the campaign:

The givetake is an art supply recycling initiative at Pratt Institute that collects (give) and offers (take) used art supplies, free of charge, to students.
In total, we repurposed 44,702.25 pounds by weight since the launch of the program in August of 2016.
Fall semester 2021 = 3,405.56lbs


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

Each semester, we measure the weight of material that is collected so that students understand the impact of their donations. In October 2021 alone, we distributed 2,354.68 lbs of materials.


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Wellness Wednesday

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

In the Spring of 2020, the Envirolutions student group held and awareness event where they surveyed students during Pratt's first "Wellness Wednesday", a plant-based day in the cafeteria. During the event, the student club asked diners to fill out a survey in order to gauge the success of the initiative.


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

The survey results showed how well the initiative was received by students. As a result, the monthly day became a weekly event.


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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