Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.82
Liaison Jim Carr
Submission Date Sept. 24, 2012
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STARS v1.2

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Nancy Landrum
Management Department
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
Take Back the Tap (TBTT)

A brief description of the campaign(s):

TBTT aims to reduce the consumption of bottled water by UALR students. Each student will sign a pledge saying they will not purchase bottled water. Each week, students logged the number of times they refilled their reusable bottles. From this log, Eco-Interns calculated cost savings, ounces consumed, and plastic bottles kept out of landfills. ualr.edu/sustainability/index.php/home/student/

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

We estimate we saved students $ 3,327.04 in water bottle purchases and prevented 1,798
bottles from going into the landfill.

The website URL where information about the sustainability outreach campaign(s) is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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