Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.35
Liaison Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at students and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability? :
Yes

Has the institution held at least one sustainability-related outreach campaign during the previous three years that was directed at employees and yielded measurable, positive results in advancing sustainability?:
Yes

Name of the campaign:
Recyclemania

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged:

This campaign is directed at all of campus, both staff and students. FY17 marked our eighth year of participation in this 8-week inter-college recycling competition. Each year we promote recycling leading up to and during this 8-week period with posters, articles in the paper, organized events, and competitions.


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

We track our landfill to recycling ratio during the entire 8 weeks of this event. We saw our recycling rate increase from 39% in 2011 (the first year where all of campus participated) up to 40% in FY17.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
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A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (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 sustainability-related outreach campaigns, including measured positive impacts:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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