Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Shane Stennes
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2015
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University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
4.00 / 4.00 August Horner
Sustainability Student Asst
Office of Sustainability
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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):
Live Green Games

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

It All Adds Up and Housing and Residential Life introduced the "Live Green Games" in residence halls in 2012. The new sustainability competition awards points for resident participation in monthly sustainability programming. The residence hall with the most points at the end of April will receive a catered "Sustainable Study Break" during finals. For more information, see live green.


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

Students gained experience in living sustainably overall reducing their footprint as a class. Live green games was a student resident house to house competition through the software, onemillionactsofgreen. Live green games was an expanded year round version of the conservation madness energy and recycling competition.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Recyclemania

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

The University of Minnesota participates in the national RecycleMania competition during spring semester each year. This friendly competition ranks reported recycling and trash data from more than 500 universities over a 10-week period. The U of M placed first last year among Big Ten teams in the Grand Champion division. Visit the Recyclemainia website (http://www.recyclemania.org/) for more information.


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

Placed first among institutions of the relative size.


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