Phoenix Cup

The Phoenix Cup is a series of competitions aimed at reducing our collective ecological footprint.  To compete participants pledge to conserve energy or reduce waste during the competition and encourage others to do the same. The competition is open to students, faculty and staff.

Phoenix Cup: Energy
Fall competition that focuses on energy conservation.

Phoenix Cup: Waste
February 12-March 2
Spring competition that educates participants about consumption habits and engages participants in behaviors that minimize landfill waste.

How It Works- Students

  1. Complete each week's checklist to earn that week's participation prize (to be picked up in the Office of Sustainability-- Powell 220-- during normal business hours).  Checklists are posted every Monday morning of the competition and are due the following Sunday by 8p.m.
  2. Earn points based on your Phoenix Cup Checklist answers and participation in Phoenix Cup events.    
  3. Win prizes.
  4. Encourage other's in your residence hall to participate to earn even more prizes!

How It Works- Faculty and Staff

  1. Complete each week's checklist to earn that week's participation prize (to be picked up in the Office of Sustainability-- Powell 220-- during normal business hours).  Checklists are posted every Monday morning of the competition and are due the following Sunday by 8p.m.
  2. Earn points based on your Phoenix Cup Checklist answers and participation in Phoenix Cup events.   
  3. Win prizes.
  4. Team up with colleagues to earn even more prizes!

Winners, Phoenix Cup: Energy, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Top Individual Students: Julia Needham, Schott Echols, Maurice Tosé

Top Individual Faculty/Staff: Melissa McBane, Barb Carlton, Ginny Brown

Top Buildings in Each Neighborhood: Colonnades C, Danieley M, Global A, the Innovation House, Sloan, Station at Mill Point 141, and Oaks B

Get the full story on Phoenix Cup Energy 2017 here.  

Winners Phoenix Cup: Waste, 2017

Participation: Joy Stewart & Amanda Chunco (Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies)

Most Points: Louisa Scholar, Ginny Brown (Program Assistant for Annual Giving) & Librarians on Greene

Building: Danieley Neighborhood

Least amount of landfill waste produced: Sophia Tasselmyer, Aaron Moger (Assistant Director for Video Production), Librarians on Greene

Click here to see Phoenix Cup Waste data.