Past Earth Week Statistics

OVERALL (2011) OVERALL (2011) OVERALL (2011)
  Attendees 2280
  Events 33
  Participating Student Groups 10
  Participating Departments 11
  Student Volunteers 384
  Student Volunteer Hours 2607


Events (for which stats are provided): Arbor Day Tree Planting | Beach Clean-Up |
Electronics Recycling Drive | CFL Give-Away | Green Expo | Connections Duathlon |
Dumpster Dive - Campus | Dumpster Dive - Downtown Fredonia |
Greystone Nature Preserve Tree Planting | SHAKE THE HABIT |
Trayless Tuesday

Arbor Day Bicentennial Tree Planting Event Arbor Day Bicentennial Tree Planting Event Arbor Day Bicentennial Tree Planting Event
  Trees Planted in Academy Heights Neighborhood 200
  Significant Trees (8-10 Ft.) Planted 25
  Total Trees Planted 225
  Beach Grass Starts Planted (Wright Park Beach) 1000

Beach Clean-Up Beach Clean-Up Beach Clean-Up Beach Clean-Up
    2010 2011
  Quantity of Debris Collected (lbs.) 321 389.5

Campus & Community Electronics Recycling Drive Campus & Community Electronics Recycling Drive Campus & Community Electronics Recycling Drive Campus & Community Electronics Recycling Drive Campus & Community Electronics Recycling Drive Campus & Community Electronics Recycling Drive
    2008 2009 2010 2011
  Total Recycled Materials (lbs.) 29,241 36,819 81,036 81,849
  Total Recycled Materials (tons) 14.5 18 40.5 41
  Tractor Trailers Filled 3 3 5 4

CFL Give-Away CFL Give-Away CFL Give-Away
  CFLs Distributed 960
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  Energy Bill Savings $45,700
  Reduction in CO2 Emissions (lbs.) 508,000
  Reduction in CO2 Emissions (tons) 250

Chautauqua County Green Expo Chautauqua County Green Expo Chautauqua County Green Expo Chautauqua County Green Expo
  Attendees 400  
  Participating Businesses 35 119% increase over inaugural (2010) year

Connections Duathlon Connections Duathlon Connections Duathlon Connections Duathlon
  Participants 105 42% increase over inaugural (2010) year
  # from outside Dunkirk & Fredonia 76  
  # from outside of New York 9  

Dumpster Dive - Campus Edition Dumpster Dive - Campus Edition Dumpster Dive - Campus Edition Dumpster Dive - Campus Edition Dumpster Dive - Campus Edition Dumpster Dive - Campus Edition
    2008 2009 2010 2011
  Total Trash Sorted (lbs.)     490.6 976.6
  Total Recyclables (lbs.)     160.2 448.9
  % Recyclable 90% 80% 33% 46%

Dumpster Dive - Downtown Fredonia Edition Dumpster Dive - Downtown Fredonia Edition Dumpster Dive - Downtown Fredonia Edition
  Total Trash Sorted (gallons) 120
  Total Recyclables (gallons) 95
  % Recyclable 79%

Greystone Nature Preserve Tree Planting Greystone Nature Preserve Tree Planting Greystone Nature Preserve Tree Planting
  Total Trees Planted 112

SHAKE THE HABIT of Plastic Bags SHAKE THE HABIT of Plastic Bags SHAKE THE HABIT of Plastic Bags SHAKE THE HABIT of Plastic Bags SHAKE THE HABIT of Plastic Bags
    2010 2011  
  Participating Businesses 60 70 17% increase
  Total Customer Count 13,000 15,000  
  Bags Distributed 5,000 5,300  

Trayless Tuesday Trayless Tuesday        
    2009 2010 2011 average
  waste per person with trays (oz.) 6.38 5.00 6.38  
  waste per person going trayless (oz.) 4.04 2.72 4.38  
  % reduction in food waste 37% 46% 31% 38%

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