Saint Louis University

Green Billiken Certification Program

Welcome to the Green Billiken Certification Program! By watching the video posted below and completing the following quiz, you will earn your Green Billiken Certification. This certifies that you have completed the first step in learning about how Saint Louis University promotes sustainability. Keep your certificate because this is just the first step. There will be ongoing actions items you can complete to increase your support and knowledge of being a Green Billiken.

Earn your Green Billiken Certificate by completing the following steps:

   1) Watch our Green Billiken Certification video here.

   2) After you view this video, fill out this quiz here.

   3) We will verify that you completed the quiz and send you:

a) the answer key so you can review the answers and

b) a Green Billiken Certificate for you to print out and sign.





Check this page for ongoing updates about action items you can complete to earn points toward your Green Billiken Certificate.

After completing the Green Billiken Certificate, you become eligible to complete various action items to earn points which will go toward various prizes. Action items will be added throughout each year. To verify that you have completed the action item, follow the individualized instructions. Some have forms to fill out, many others instruct you to email the Green Billiken or engage with us on social media.

Keep track of the points you earn. We will also keep track. You will receive a prize at every 50 points you earn up to 250. Let us know when you earn 50, 100, 150, etc. points, and we'll send you a prize or have one on hold for you to pick up from our office in the Wool Center, suite 210.

The Green Billiken e-mail is Greenbilliken@slu.edu.

Find the Green Billiken on facebook or twitter @GreenBilliken.

Green Behaviors (each worth 10 points)
Date Added
Action Item Instructions                       
December, 2015 Sign the Water Bottle Pledge Read and sign the Water Bottle Pledge here.
December, 2015 Print "Think Before You Ink" flyer and hang up by a shared office printer. Send picture of hung flyer to Green Billiken e-mail or post picture on our Facebook or twitter @GreenBilliken. Use #GreenBilliken

December, 2015

Purchase a reusable mug from dining services. Reusable mugs can be purchased in the Pod in the BSC. E-mail us a picture with you and your mug or post your picture on our Facebook or twitter @GreenBilliken. Use #GreenBilliken

December, 2015

Purchase an eco-clamshell reusable food container at Griesedieck or Reinert Dining Halls. E-mail us a picture with you and your eco-clamshell or post your picture on our Facebook or twitter @GreenBilliken. Use #GreenBilliken

December, 2015

Visit a Green Dining Alliance Certified restaurant like the CGC Cafe. Find certified locations off-campus here. Check in on Facebook and tag the GreenBilliken. Use #GreenBilliken

December, 2015

Ride the Metro to support alternative transportation. Send a picture of you on the Metro to our e-mail or post your picture on our Facebook or twitter @GreenBilliken. Use #GreenBilliken    

Green Learning (each worth 20 points)

Date Added

Action Item

Instructions

December, 2015

Facilitate the Green Billiken Certification Program to a group of co-workers/ a class/ a student group.                                                   

Lead the presentation and quiz for a group of people and e-mail us details about the event.

December, 2015

Plan a presentation with us for your staff/ department/ class about recycling at SLU.

E-mail us and coordinate a time for us to come present about recycling. This will be ~30-40 minutes. You must have at least 5 people to attend. You will earn an extra 5 points for every person after the first 5 who attend.

December, 2015

Calculate your carbon footprint using one of the footprint calculators on our tips page here. E-mail us your carbon footprint total and which tool you used.

Green Engagement (each worth 30 points)

Date Added Action Item Instructions
December, 2015 Attend a Green Billiken Student Group meeting (faculty/ staff also welcome)! Find group meetings on the SLU groups website.                                                      

Green Planning (each worth 40 points)
Date Added Action Item Instructions
December, 2015

Plan a sustainability event on campus (a speaker, a workshop, awareness event, etc.).                

E-mail us details about your event with at least 1 picture.

December, 2015 Plan a zero-waste event on campus.

E-mail us details about your event with at least 1 picture. Let us know if you need assistance with zero-waste planning.

 

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