Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.92
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2012
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Western Kentucky University
ER-2: Student Sustainability Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Vincent Santoro
Graduate Assistant
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution hold a campaign that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The name of the campaign(s):
Earth Day Festival, Reduce Your Use, Campus Sustainability Day

A brief description of the campaign(s):

The Earth Day Festival is held annually where there are vendors and information booths(that are involved with sustainability), events (recycled fashion show, local bands, gardening workshops, garbology, light bulb give away, and water quality demonstration).
Reduce Your Use is a annual competition between the dorms to see which can use the least amount of energy during the month of October, the winning dorm is rewarded with a prize.
Campus Sustainability Day is different every year; we sometimes have guest lecturers (Celine Cousteau), workshops, and other outreach activities.

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

The positive impacts are measured by attendance for programming, recycling rates, and energy usage reductions.

The website URL for the campaign:

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