Certified Sustainable: Competition Rules

Duration

The competition will run from October 9 to December 4, 2013.

Scoring

The Grand Prize will go to the school that has completed the highest percentage increase in certifications that they are eligible for during the competition from October 9 to December 4.

There will also be a prize for the school that has complete the highest percentage of certifications that they are eligible for at the end of the competition on December 4.

For the percentage scoring, the number of eligible workplaces, labs and courses for each school was determined prior to the competition. The school with the highest percentage of certifications out of the total number of certifications available to them will be the winner in this category.

Certifications completed prior to the start of the competition will not be included in the raw number scoring, but are included in the percentage scoring.

Prizes

Grand Prize for Winning School - $500 towards a celebratory event designed by the school.

Highest Percentage Prize - The school with the highest percentage of certifications that they are eligible for on December 4 will receive 2 Men's Basketball tickets for a December game. The tickets are to be awarded by a random drawing of all staff & faculty within the school who have submitted a Green Workplace, Green Lab or Spring 2014 Green Classroom Certification.

Participant Prizes - There will be giveaways throughout the competition for prizes like, t-shirts, coffee mugs, reusable grocery bags and a produce box from the Duke Campus Farm for staff and faculty who participate in certain actions.  Prizes will be announced in communications throughout the competition.

If you have any questions, please e-mail sustainability@duke.edu.