Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.44
Liaison Rachel Kornhauser
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

State University of New York at Oneonta
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
2.00 / 4.00 Rachel Kornhauser
Sustainability Coordinator
Finance and Administration
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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:
Do It In the Dark

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

Do It in the Dark is a competition between residence halls to reduce electricity use over a one-week period. In addition, the campus-wide energy competition aimed to promote awareness about reducing energy consumption in daily campus life.


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

Measurable energy reductions were achieved in overall campus energy consumption.


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

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

RecycleMania is a eight week waste reduction and recycling competition that SUNY Oneonta takes part in annually. In order to engage students in the campus to campus competition, we share week by week recycling weights of each residence hall to enable competition between halls, and host campus wide activities throughout the competition period.


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

A campus wide campaign to educate and engage about waste reduction and recycling teaches and encourages best practices. There is typically a increase in the recycling rate in the dorms by the end of the eight week period.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
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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