Sodexho (concessions) ◦ Extensive signage ◦ XpressNap dispensers Materials from Coca Cola Use of clear Canables at outdoor athletic events Gampel Pavilion roll-out ◦ EcoHusky kick off night ◦ Working on waste tracking
Recycling bags in rooms ◦ Printed with UConn Recycling Guidelines on one side ◦ Very positive feedback E-waste collection Summer move-out program
All dining halls except for South have gone trayless ◦ South now uses smaller trays Whitney Pilot Study ◦ Food waste reduced by 30% ◦ Decreased water consumption ◦ Decreased energy consumption
How to continue boosting our numbers? Need comprehensive outreach and education to student body ◦ What can be recycled? ◦ Proper use of bins ◦ Respecting placement of bins Education for faculty and staff ◦ Improvements decrease during the summer
January 18-March 28 Last Year: ◦ Gorilla prize: 32 nd / 200 ◦ Per capita classic: 81 st / 180 2009 Strategy: ◦ Advertise early ◦ Partner with Athletics ◦ Promote athletic rivalries
UConn President Mike Hogan signs the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment as DEP Commissioner Gina McCarthy and Vice Provost Greg Anderson observe. 100+ attend PCC signing ceremony at Wilbur Cross North Reading Room
Climate Action Task Force Environmental Policy Advisory Council Institutional Structure
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