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Past Challenges

2013-2014 Go For The Green

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Congratulations to Edens-Higginson on their win!

Statistics
60% of residents signed the reduction pledge!
E-H had the greatest reductions in electricity use.
E-H Eco Reps put on 10 events in their community.

Results (highest to lowest score)
Edens-Higginson, Kappa, Nash, Birnam Wood, Fairhaven, Mathes, Beta/Gamma, SHADO, Buchanan Towers





Sponsors & Prizes

  • AS Bookstore: 10 $25 Gift Cards and 20 $10 Gift Cards
  • Brandywine Kitchen: 1 $15 Gift Certificate
  • Allied Arts: 1 $25 Gift Certificate
  • Pepper Sisters: 3 T-Shirts
  • Billy McHales: 1 $25 Gift Certificate
  • Whatcom Sports Commission (Sportsplex): 6 Adult Public Skating Passes
  • Film is Truth 24 Times a Second: "Movie Night" Gift Basket
  • Cruisin Coffee: 3 $10 Gift Certificates
  • Dandelion Organic Delivery: 1 $35 Harvest Bin
  • Skylark's Café: 1 $50 Gift Certificate
  • Mallard Ice Cream: 4 $25 Gift Certificates
  • Yoga Northwest: 1 $50 Gift Certificate
  • Fairhaven Runners and Walkers: Two sets of a $20 gift certificate, water bottle and Bellingham trail map
  • Amjay: 1 $50 Gift Certificate
  • Fairhaven Toy Garden: 1 Board Game

With donations of prizes and pizza this year’s donations totaled over 1,000 dollars. Thanks goes out to Bellingham community businesses and organizations that support ResRAP’s Go For the Green Challenge and continue to do so year after year.

2012-2013 Go For The Green

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Congratulations to Nash on their win!

Statistics
50% of residents signed the Green Pledge!
40 sustainability programs were put on by Eco Reps in their halls!

Results (highest to lowest score)
Nash, Edens/Higginson, SHADO, Birnam Wood, Mathes, Kappa, Beta/Gamma, Fairhaven, Buchanan Towers





Sponsors & Prizes

  • Allied Arts – Three $10 Gift Certificates
  • Amjay Screenprinting -- $50 Gift Certificate
  • Appliance Depot -- $200 Gift Certificate for any appliance
  • AS Bookstore -- $500 Worth of Gift Cards
  • Bagelry – Two Gift Certificates
  • Brandywine Kitchen – Two $15 Gift Certificates
  • Cruisin Coffee – Five $5 Gift Certificates and five reusable water bottles
  • Fairhaven Toy Garden – Three games: Tenzi, Spot It!, and Flippin' Birds
  • Living Earth Herbs – Four teas and a mesh tea ball
  • Pepper Sisters -- $30 Gift Certificate
  • Skylark's Hidden Café -- $50 Gift Certificate
  • Upfront Theatre – Three $20 Gift Tickets
  • Yoga Northwest – Yoga DVD valued at $20

2011-2012 Go For The Green

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Congratulations to Mathes on their win!

Statistics
Total electricity saved: 310,276 kWh
Monetary electricity savings: $21,260
Carbon dioxide savings: 264,505 pounds
40% of residents signed the Green Pledge!
27% reduction on average of landfill waste!
70 sustainability programs were put on by Eco Reps in their halls!

Results (highest to lowest score)
Mathes, Birnam Wood, Nash, Kappa, Fairhaven, Buchanan Towers, SHADO, Beta/Gamma, Edens/Higginson

Sponsors & Prizes

  • Amjay Screenprinting -- $50 Gift Card for Screenprinting
  • Appliance Depot -- $199 Gift Certificate for an Appliance
  • AS Bookstore -- $245 Worth of Gift Cards
  • The Bagelry -- 2-Espresso Drink of Your Choice Certificates
  • Casa Que Pasa -- 5- $10 Gift Cards
  • Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen -- Chuckanut Brewery T-shirt
  • Dandelion Organic Delivery -- Harvest Bin Worth $35
  • Fairhaven Toy Garden -- Apples to Apples Board Game
  • Haggen -- 4- $25 Gift Cards
  • Ideal Carefully Curated Goods -- Cutting Board Worth $50
  • Living Earth Herbs -- Sample Tea Gift Basket
  • Skylark's Hidden Café -- $50 Certificate for Dinner and Drinks for Two
  • The Upfront Theatre -- 2-$20 Gift Certificates

2010-2011 Go For The Green

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Congratulations to Birnam Wood on their win!

Statistics
Total electricity saved: 300,000kWh
Monetary electricity savings: $21,000
Carbon dioxide savings: 250,000 pounds
This would fill your dorm room 1200 times!
Over 50% of residents on average signed on to Water and Heat Waste Reduction Pledges!
30% reduction on average of landfill waste!
Over 60 sustainability events were put on by Eco Reps in their halls!

Results (highest to lowest score)
Birnam Wood, Kappa, Mathes, Buchanan Towers, Nash, Fairhaven, Edens/Higginson, SHADO, Beta/Gamma

Sponsors & Prizes

  • Dandelion Organic Delivery – Harvest Bin worth $35
  • 8 Petal Yoga – 2 gift certificates for 2 free yoga classes
  • Adventures NW Magazine – 1--25$ Gift Card to La Fiamma & 30--$5 Gift "Certificates" (mini Pizza Rounds) to Fairhaven Pizza
  • Amjay Screenprinting – $50 worth of American Apparel clothing
  • Appliance Depot – Mini fridge
  • AS Bookstore – $500 worth of gift cards
  • Bagelry – One Free Breakfast (includes coffee, tea, or espresso) AND Any Six Bagels And One (5oz) Flavored Cream Cheese
  • Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen – $10 gift card
  • Community Food Co-Op – 2--$25 Gift Certificates
  • Fairhaven Toy Garden – Word of Mouth (Game)
  • Haggen – $250 in gift cards
  • Living Earth Herbs – Handmade ceramic teapot, locally blended herbal teas, one mesh tea ball
  • Loft Salon and Spa – Free Haircut and Style
  • Mallard – 10 Free Double Scoop Waffle Cone Certificates
  • Skylark's Hidden Café – $50 Certificate for dinner and drinks for two
  • Upfront Theatre – Free performance for all halls

2009-2010 Go For The Green

Congratulations to Kappa on their win!

Statistics
Total electricity reduction in all halls: 19.7%
Total reduction in pounds of CO2: 433,000

Results (highest to lowest score)
Kappa, Edens/Higginson, Fairhaven, SHADO, Nash, Beta/Gamma, Buchanan Towers, Mathes, Birnam Wood

Sponsors & Prizes

  • AS Bookstore – Twenty $25 Gift Certificates
  • Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen – One $18 Gift Certificate
  • REI – Four "Get Outdoors" packages valued at $90 each
  • Buffalo Exchange – Three $20 Gift Cards
  • Colophon Café – One Free Lunch or Dinner valued at $35
  • The Loft Salon and Day Spa – Two Free Haircuts and Styles valued at $35 each
  • The Bagelry – Three Gift Certificates for Bagels and Coffee valued at $20 each
  • Sportsman Chalet – One T-shirt, One Hat, One Pair of Socks, & One Water bottle
  • Terra Organica and Bargainica – One $20 Gift Certificate
  • Boomer's Drive-In – Two $10 Gift Certificates
  • Community Food Co-Op – Two $25 and One $10 Gift Certificate
  • Pickford Cinemas – Three Free Movie Passes
  • El Capitan's – Six $15 Gift Certificates
  • Amjay Screenprinting – One $50 Gift Certificate for T Shirts, Hoodies, etc.
  • Film is Truth 24 Times a Second – Four Vouchers for 3 Free DVD Rentals

2008-2009 Go For The Green

Congratulations to Fairhaven on their win!

Statistics
Total electricity reduction in all halls: 20.61%
Total reduction in pounds of CO2: 275,728.67

Results (highest to lowest score)
Fairhaven, Beta/Gamma, Buchanan Towers, SHADO, Birnam Wood, Kappa, Edens/Higginson, Mathes, Nash

Sponsors & Prizes

  • Pickford Cinemas – 4 free movie passes
  • Robeks Fruit Smoothies – 5 free smoothies & 3-$1 coupon
  • Terra Organica and Barganica – 1 gift certificate
  • Sportsman Chalet – 3 t-shirts, 1 hat, 1 pair of socks, 1 water bottle
  • Fair Trade Haven – 1 paper making kit
  • The Bagelry – 3 assorted gift certificates
  • Ave. Bread and Café – 1 gift certificate for "bread for a year"
  • Community Food Co-Op – 3 $25 gift certificates
  • Mallards Ice Cream – 4 $25 gift certificates
  • AS Bookstore – 5 $50 gift certificates
  • Upfront Theatre – Free performance for all halls
  • Boomers Drive-in – 2 $10 gift cards
  • Haggen – 150 reusable shopping bags
  • Yoga Northwest – 1 gift certificate
  • Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen – 2 Pint Glasses
  • El Capitan's – 3 $15 gift certificates
  • Fred Meyer – 150 reusable shopping bags
  • Chispa – 2 segway rentals for 1 hour

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