Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.85
Liaison Elissa Brown
Submission Date Feb. 8, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Whitman College
EN-5: Outreach Campaign

Status Score Responsible Party
4.00 / 4.00 Brandon Bishop
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Physical Plant
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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:
Recycle Mania

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

Whitman College annually participates in recyclemania this program helps to educate students, staff, and faculty about campus diversion. During these events the campus has seen an increased waste diversion rate.


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

Education through recyclemania has assisted in maintaining our average diversion rate of 44% Campaigns like this have made noticeable impacts on our waste stream.


The website URL where information about the campaign is available:
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Name of the campaign (2nd campaign):
Bon Appetite Food Waste Campaign

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

Students and Bon Appetite have worked together looking at campus food waste. In these campaigns students weight the food waste produced within our campus dinning facilities. Food waste is then posted outside of our dinning facilities.


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

These campaign have shown small increases in waste diversion; however sustained waste diversion has not been observed


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:

Additional activities have included a campus waste audit activity.


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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