Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 32.05
Liaison Gary Cocke
Submission Date June 13, 2016
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STARS v2.0

The University of Texas at Dallas
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Thea Junt
Energy Conservation and Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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):
Earth Week

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

Each year, the UT Dallas community comes together to celebrate sustainability and environmental practices through interactive and educational events and programs during Earth Week. With the assistance of valued partners, Earth Week is brought to UT Dallas by the Office of Student Volunteerism and the Office of Sustainability.


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

During this campaign, the positive impacts include: Over 2,500 lbs. of electronic waste being collected and recycled.

-Over 500 milkweed seedlings being planted at the Monarch Waystation.
-Over 200 plastic bags being upcycled into jump ropes and donated.
-Trash and Recyclable materials being cleaned up alongside the George Bush Turnpike.
-Internal and external partnership within the community, campus departments, and student organizations.


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

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

The butterfly flutterby is a monthly volunteer event where students perform habitat maintenance projects at the Monarch Waystation. From pulling weeds, planting milkweed, to removing trash from the site, students are immersed into the concept of habitat conservation, protection, and biodiversity.


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

There has been over 100 volunteers that have participated in the butterfly flutterby events in 2015.


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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