Sustainability Competitions

Sustainable Brandeis hosts periodic sustainability competitions to engage the community in activities like energy reduction and recycling. Winners of competitions will have their name engraved on our custom trophy, designed by sculptor and artist Paul Belenky '14.

trophy

Past Competitions

SaveOhno March 3-22, 2019

Winners

  • First place: Yoko Ohno
  • Second place: Alpha Pi Phi
Cross-Campus Sustainability Competition featuring SaveOhno, October 9-20, 2017

Winners

  • First place: Ex-Cable + Friends – 226,575 Ohno points
  • Second place: Green Beans – 203,955 Ohno points

Top 3 Users:​

  1. Meredith Levy: 28,120 points
  2. Sage DeChiara: 27,380 points 
  3. Tamar Moss: 26,830 points 
Freshmen vs. Sophomore Sustainability Smackdown: November 1-18, 2016

Winners

  • Energy: North Quad
  • Recycling rate: North Quad
  • Total waste reduction: Castle
  • Champions: Freshmen
Cross-Campus Competition: February 29 - March 13, 2016

Competing Buildings:

  • 60 Turner St. (Winner)
  • 480 Old South St.
  • Administration Complex 
  • Heller-Schneider-Brown
  • Kutz Hall
  • Lown Center for Judaica Studies
  • Mandel Center for the Humanities
  • Olin-Sang American Civilization Center
  • Shiffman Humanities Center

 

Ziv-Ridgewood-Village Competition: March 7-20, 2016

Winner: Ridgewood

North vs. Massell, October 2015

Winner: Gordon Hall

Gordon Hall reduced its electricity usage by 10%! Read more about Gordon Hall's performance.