Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date March 17, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign directed at students within the previous three years that has yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign directed at employees within the previous three years that has yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

The name of the campaign (1st campaign):
Dump n Run

A brief description of the campaign (1st campaign):

Since 2004, Housing has collaborated with the University YMCA along with many student volunteers to collect clothing and household goods from residence halls at the end of each semester. Many items are sold at a rummage sale type venue. Items not sold are donated to local charities.


A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (1st campaign):

This annual effort diverts approximately 17,000 pounds of materials from landfill.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Certified Green Office Program

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

Sustainability Ambassadors were recruited from across campus to participate in the program. The program is designed to encourage more sustainable practices in office operations.


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

Participants are recycling more materials, purchasing recycled paper and other green products, and saving energy.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of other outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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