Reduction of 529 copies per mail out! 3.2% towards our goal.
Capilano's 'Print Smarter' awareness campaign included a review of paper-based communications to the University through internal mail-outs. We wanted to put a 'green' filter on our process; reduce the number of unread/unwanted notices (flyers, brochures, etc.) that ultimately end up in recycling, without impacting on communications.
In 2009, as project lead, Jane Callow, Support Services Supervisor, contacted each area/department and asked:
Jane's comments: " I think it was a huge success - and I received positive feedback!"
17 distributions x 200 copies = 3,400 sheets of paper
17 distributions x 80 copies = 1,360 sheets of paper
Total: 4,760 sheets of paper used
11 distributions x 200 copies = 2,200 sheets of paper
16 distributions x 80 copies = 1,280 sheets of paper
Total: 3,480 sheets of paper used
20 distributions x 783 copies = 15,660 sheets of paper
26 distributions x 254 copies = 6,604 sheets of paper
7 distributions x 80 copies = 560 sheets of paper
Total: 22,824 sheets of paper used
86 distributions x 783 copies = 67,338 sheets of paper
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Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.