Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.55
Liaison Keaton Schrank
Submission Date Aug. 16, 2022

STARS v2.2

Westminster College - Utah
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 4.00 / 4.00 Keaton Schrank
Environmental Center Manager
Environmental Center
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Has the institution held a 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 a 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 Eco-Containter Campaign

A brief description of the campaign:

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Westminster College participated in an Eco-Container Program, where eco-containers were used in the dining halls with the goal of reducing waste. Students received an eco-container at orientation. Students took these containers to the dining hall to get their meals; when they finished their meal, they returned the dirty containers and took a new clean one. This program was a success until it had to be stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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

There was a substantial reduction in waste due to this campaign. There was an approximately 20% reduction in waste in the dining halls.


Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
#WasteFreeWestminster Campaign

A brief description of the campaign (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.


A brief description of other sustainability-related outreach campaigns:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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