Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 36.66
Liaison Howard Ways
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2012
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University of the District of Columbia
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Joshua Lasky
Sustainability Manager
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
RecycleMania 2011

A brief description of the campaign(s):

UDC joined hundreds of other schools across the nation in Recyclemania, a friendly competition to promote recycling on campus. UDC reportd its performance on waste and recycling during a three-month period in the spring from February 2011 to April 2011. Visit www.recyclemania.org for more information and to view UDC’s results.

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

UDC saw a marked improvement over the three month period of the competition from February to April, finishing second among the six universities in the District of Columbia that participated in the waste minimization category. UDC's diversion rate improved significantly from roughly 14% in the first week of the competition, reaching an average weekly recycling rate of 24.08% for the competition as a whole.

The website URL for the campaign:

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