Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Brad Spanbauer
Submission Date June 18, 2014
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STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Brian Kermath
Sustainability Director
Sustainability Office
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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):
Recyclemania

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

The campus Recyclemania campaign included posters in all dining halls, residential and academic buildings. Emails were sent to student lists reminding them of campus recycling rules and the Recyclemania contest dates. Sustainability Advisors, and environmental club members ran recycling games, and contests for promotions.


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

UW Oshkosh completed the 2014 Recyclemania with 28% waste diversion.


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

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

Feed the Beast is a food and organic waste collection system set up in resident halls.


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

Instead of ending up in a landfill the waste is diverted to the biodigester to capture and burn the methane gas released as it biodegrades.


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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