Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 31.22
Liaison Emily Deeker
Submission Date Jan. 23, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 4.00 Prabhakar Shrestha
Recycling Coordinator
UNL Recycling
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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?:
No

The name of the campaign (1st campaign):
RecycleMania, EPA Game Day Challenge

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


RecycleMania is a competition between college and university campuses that focuses on educating students about the benefits of recycling and waste diversion, while measuring and quantifying the results for all to see.

EPA Game Day Challenge is competition among higher education institutions that encourages student involvement in lowering the waste created from one athletic event a year and quantifying variables surrounding the event.


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

For each event numbers are gathered, and scores and rankings are derived for categories concerning recycling and waste diversion. In 2012 UNL recycled 294,000 pounds.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available (1st campaign):
The name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of the campaign (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of the measured positive impact(s) of the campaign (2nd campaign):
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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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