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Staff and Faculty Eco-Reps Resources

Documents and More for Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps

This page contains useful resources for Staff & Faculty Eco-Reps intended to help members with project implementation, education, and methodology. Whether you’re a new or long-time member, these tools will be helpful in your thought-process for creating change in the workplace.

Staff and Faculty Eco- Reps Guide

The Staff & Faculty Eco-Rep guide is a critical resource for all members. Everyone who joins should take a moment to read this document, and it’s a good refresher for existing members as well.

Within the guide, you will find five key areas to consider focusing your energy as an Eco-Rep within your office, school, or center, as well as additional resources to consider.

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Staff and Faculty Program Guide

Current Eco-Reps Group Goals

In January of 2021, the Eco-Reps held a meeting to develop goals for the year ahead. The goals are based on three major areas:

  • Food justice and food access
  • Green Office + Green Labs participation
  • Promoting alternative transit

Download PDF with more information and resources on these 3 goals.


2021 Staff and Faculty Goals Chart

Eco- Reps Group Goals Resource Guide (2017)

Beginning in 2017, the Staff and Faculty Eco-Reps decided to focus attention on 3 specific initiatives to accomplish in offices.

This document serves as a guide for everyday actions to broaden the scope of waste reduction efforts and encourage participation of the Penn community. By following these simple steps, as well as the Green Office Checklist, you can help normalize a culture of sustainability at your office. Begin by gaining support from your senior leadership and remember: this may be a challenge, but any difficulty you face is also a learning opportunity.

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How to reduce disposable utensils

Quick Guide to Community Based Social Marketing

This guide provides a “crash course” in Community-Based Social Marketing (CBSM), providing essential knowledge from Doug McKenzie-Mohr’s book Fostering Sustainable Behavior: An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing.

Community-Based Social Marketing has been proven to be effective at fostering sustainable behavior change. Its practical approach includes five steps that are helpful for all Eco-Reps to know.

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A quick guide to community-based social marketing