Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.23
Liaison Kerry Case
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Westminster College - Utah
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Kerry Case
Environmental Center Director
Environmental Center
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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:
Westminster College Energy Challenge

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

The Westminster College Energy Challenge is a challenge between five residence halls on campus. Each week has a different energy-saving theme and helps direct students to conserve more energy. The challenge is led by the Residence Hall Eco-Team with assistance from the Campus Sustainability Fellows and Environmental Center.


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

Each year, resident halls report overall decrease in consumption during this period. In 2018, residence halls saw a 12.41% decrease in usage and 5454 kwh saved.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
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Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
#WasteFreeWestminster Campaign

A brief description of the campaign, including how students and/or employees were engaged (2nd campaign):

The Environmental Center worked with Bon Appetit and the campus bookstore to design a campaign to get faculty, staff, and students to reduce waste and transition to reusable bags and cups. Bon Appetit introduced reusable bags and placed a discount on drinks for people who bring a reusable container.


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

Westminster was able to eliminate plastic shopping bags throughout campus as a result.


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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