|Submission Date||April 13, 2022|
The Catholic University of America
EN-5: Outreach Campaign
|4.00 / 4.00|
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?:
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?:
Name of the campaign:
A brief description of the campaign:
In 2020, Catholic University participated in the Campus Waste to Zero Waste competition that aims to inspire, empower, and mobilize colleges and universities to benchmark and improve efforts to reduce or eliminate waste.
A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign:
In the 2020 competition, Catholic University placed 41st of 190 competing schools in per capita recyclables per campus population and 110th out of 140 competing schools in percentage of waste diverted from landfill.
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):
In 2021, Catholic University partnered with ReCollect to launch a waste sorting game and accompanying communications campaign to teach the campus community how to dispose of their waste correctly.
A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Over the course of the first two months since launching the waste sorting game, the game was played nearly 50 times and over 60 social media accounts have interacted with content related to the waste sorting game.
A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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