Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Nadia Harduar
Submission Date April 21, 2016
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University of Ontario Institute of Technology
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Melissa Mirowski
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and 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):
Plastic water bottle free campus

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

33 brita stations were added to UOIT. Free reusable water bottles were also offered and distributed to staff and students. Posters were put up around campus to encourage using refillable bottles.


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

Over 250, 000 water bottles have been saved using the hydration stations by January 2016


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

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

The #MugLife Campaign was launched to bring awareness to the amount of disposable coffee cups that are thrown out on campus. Survey's were conducted asking students how often they buy hot beverages on campus in a disposable mug or a reusable mug. Students were asked to sign pledges to avoid using disposable cups.


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

Our food service provider provided us with the number of reusable mug discounts offered and then also with those numbers for the month that the campaign took place. There was a significant increase in the reusable mug discount they offered while the campaign was active, confirming our impact.


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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