Sustainable Brandeis hosts periodic sustainability competitions to engage the community in activities like energy reduction and recycling. Winners of competitions have their name engraved on a custom trophy designed by sculptor and artist Paul Belenky '14.
Students compete in customized game of Save Ohno, a computer platform that tracks real-time actions in energy-saving and sustainability performance.
- Yoko Ohno, champions
- Alpha Pi Phi, runners-up
Students in North and Massell quads vie in a game of Save Ohno and to reduce energy usage and improve recycling rates in their residence halls.
- Ex-Cable + Friends, champions
- Green Beans, runners-up
Top 3 Users
- Meredith Levy: 28,120 points
- Sage DeChiara: 27,380 points
- Tamar Moss: 26,830 points
Freshmen and sophomores compete to see whose residential quad demonstrates most improvement in energy reduction, waste reduction and recycling rate.
- Energy reduction: North Quad
- Total waste reduction: Castle
- Recycling rate: North Quad
In separate competitions, students and administrators vied to see who can implement and publicize the most energy-conservation measures in their respective residence hall or academic or office building. Participants represented 60 Turner St., 480 Old South St., the administration complex, Heller-Schneider-Brown, Kutz Hall, Lown Center for Judaica Studies, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Olin-Sang American Civilization Center and Shiffman Humanities Center.
- Administrators: 60 Turner St.
- Students: Ridgewood
Eight residence halls in Massell and North quads compete to achieve most efficient energy usage and best recycling rate.
Gordon Hall, for reducing its electricity usage by 10%! Read more.