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UVM ECO-REPS ANNUAL REPORT 2018-2019 EXPERIENCE ECO-REPS THAT SLIGHTLY AGREE, AGREE, OR STRONGLY AGREE:

43% 75%

FEEL THEY MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON CAMPUS

95%

FEEL THE PROGRAM HAS HELPED THEM STRENGTHEN THEIR CONNECTION TO STAFF AND DEPARTMENTS ENGAGED IN SUSAINABILTY WORK ON CAMPUS.

“I really love being an eco-rep! It's such an important pillar in my first year and I have gained so much from being a part of this organization! I have learned so much! Thank you!”

FEEL THE PROGRAM HAS HELPED THEM STRENGTHEN THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES

100%

“I am so proud of how much this program has grown!”

FEEL THEY ARE A BETTER LEADER THROUGH THE ECO-REPS PROGRAM

95%

REACH ENGAGEMENT

MEDIA FACEBOOK

43%

Overall highly engaged=

INSTAGRAM 722

followers

SNAPCHAT

UVM Snapchat takeovers

5

NEWSLETTER YOUTUBE

58% 14

67 total events

increase in page followers

7,015

Overall minimally engaged=

increase in subscribers informational videos created

DESIRABILITY

ALIGNMENT 93%

1,338

30%

of Community Teams served by residents

$3,397.75 in kind support

applicant acceptance rate

Eco-Reps chose e 90% of elligble

$2,085.00

in funding from internal and external groups from campus partners

to return next year

CAMPAIGN IMPACT SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION 551 impressions | $475.46 spent

8 Smoothie Bike Events

9 students actively participated in #rideGMT social media challenge 44% increase in Greenride Bikeshare campus trips for a total of 85 entries During the time of our campaign compared to 47% increase in UVM Wheeli users the same time period the previous year… 472 more miles of carpooling recorded through 286 Attendees 22.6% increase in GMT (1.4% bus use UVM-affiliated Wheeli accounts increase) 442 more Greenride trips that started or ended at a campus hub (38% increase)

100 Sustainability Fair attendees

SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS 3323 impressions | $150.56 spent Eco-Reps tabled at

100% of Meatless Mondays

50 items donated to food drive

10 attendees at the Catamount Farm Tour

43 attendees at Eco-Reps baking events

WASTE SORTING

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4785 impressions | $561.86 spent

694.7lbs of waste sorted at Green Out the Gutt 22.2% of the waste was contaminated

1840.76lbs of waste sorted in residential halls 37.2% of the waste was contaminated

POINTS OF INTERVENTION 1187 impressions | $130.36 spent

189 DIY zero waste products made across 7 events 400 reusable bags distributed 3 Eco-Reps submissions to Upcycled Art Show 71% of colleges represented at Ideathon

PERSONAL PROJECTS 33 2

shower timers handed out in L/L pilot with 71% of users saying they reduced their shower time composting units introduced in Waterman Cafe

1st

ever residence hall energy competition run in CCRH

59

conversations about food waste at the plate scrape in Harris-Millis Dining

14

instructional waste sorting posters created

90% 1 85%

of bathrooms in Waterman had paper towel composting

article written for Headwaters Magazine

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promotional videos created for Points of Intervention Campaign

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UVM Eco-Reps Annual Report AY2018-19  

The UVM Eco-Reps Program cultivates environmental responsibility by training student leaders to promote sustainable practices at the univers...

UVM Eco-Reps Annual Report AY2018-19  

The UVM Eco-Reps Program cultivates environmental responsibility by training student leaders to promote sustainable practices at the univers...

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