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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 considering focusing your energy as an Eco-Rep within your office, school, or center, as well as additional resources to consider.

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Eco- Reps Group Goals

The Staff and Faculty Eco-Reps are focusing more attention on 3 specific initiatives to accomplish in our 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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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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Educational Funding Request Form

Please use this form to request funding to attend educational events, symposiums, or lectures related to your role as a Penn Eco-Rep. Funding should only be used for local events that are educational in nature and promote learning about sustainability and/or change management.