Campus Sustainability Month Prizes 2023

Participate in Campus Sustainability Month in October by collecting code words and earning entries to win prizes and rewards. Each word you collect or action you complete will earn you an entry into the Campus Sustainability Month giveaway. The more entries you earn, the better your odds!

Submissions: Send all code words in one email to by Oct. 31, 2023, 11:59 p.m. 
Drawing: Nov. 10, 2023 at 4 p.m., Instagram Live @sustainableTAMU.

Grand Prizes

Tier 1 (One Winner)

Tier 3 (Five Winners)

Tier 2 (Two Winners)

Rewards (Multiple Winners)

If a chance to earn great prizes isn’t enough incentive, you can earn rewards, too, while supplies last!

  • Vintage Office of Sustainability T-Shirt (2 code words)
  • Office of Sustainability Bento Box (3 code words)
  • Office of Sustainability Vintage T-Shirt and Bento Box (5 code words)

How to Participate


During October, there will be a variety of ways to earn code words and entries, virtually. Opportunities will be available on our YouTube channel and through our @sustainableTAMU Instagram handle.

Collect Code Words:

  • 1 Code Word available in each YouTube video posted during October 2023.
  • Code Words may also drop randomly on the @sustainableTAMU Instagram channel story.

Earn Entries:

  • To qualify, follow any instructions on the @sustainableTAMU Instagram post that announces the Campus Sustainability Month Giveaway. Once qualified, additional entry options listed below become available. Only options posted in October 2023 qualify for the giveaway.
    • Follow us on Instagram or Facebook (1 entry each; current followers who enter the giveaway earn 5 bonus entries for their continued support!)
    • Like our social media posts or reels (1 entry each)
    • Participate in interactive story posts (1 entry)
    • Comment on our social media posts (2 entries each)
    • Tag us in a post or story of you doing something sustainable (5 entries each; The Office of Sustainability reserves the right to determine if the action is sustainable. The same action can only be used once per day, e.g. turning off the lights when you leave a room can only be posted once per day.)

Attend Campus Sustainability Month Events

Join us for live events during October where you can collect code words to be used as giveaway entries.

Our Intern Team will also be out with the Sustainability Cam catching Aggies doing sustainable acts and giving out entries.

Attend Campus Sustainability Day

Join us in Rudder Plaza on October 18, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at our in-person event. Every passport code word you collect by visiting different tables is an entry after submitting your passport at the Office of Sustainability’s table before the event concludes.

Get Certified through the Aggie Sustainability Alliance

Certify individually through the Aggie Sustainability Alliance Checklist to earn an entry into the giveaway. Already certified? Refer someone else and make sure they put your name down to earn an entry!  

Submit a Sustainable Office or Sustainable Student Organization Certification. Members with at least a Support Level certification will earn entries depending on the tier the office or organization certifies at.

  • 10 entries for a Supporter Level Organization or Office
  • 15 entries for an Advocate Level Organization or Office
  • 20 entries for a Champion Level Organization or Office

Certifications must be submitted between October 1 and October 31, 2023.

Certify your Event

Planning an event during Fall 2023? Certify it during October through the Sustainable Event Certification end each person on the planning committee for each event certified will get entries depending on the tier the event certifies at.

  • 10 entries for a Supporter Level Event
  • 15 entries for an Advocate Level Event
  • 20 entries for a Champion Level Event

Please include all members of the planning team in the same email you submit your certification in.

Certify your Dorm through the Green Dorm Certification

Join the Department of Residence Life’s Green Dorm Certification in making sustainability an Aggie tradition by getting your room Green Dorm Certified. The certification process is simple and demonstrates your support of sustainability. 

Certifications must be submitted between October 1 and October 31, 2023.

Bring Compostable Items to TAMU Urban Farm United

Bring your compostable items to TAMU Urban Farm United and scan the QR Code by the compost pile on site to submit a Google Form. Each compost visit will be worth 5 entries into the giveaway.

Visits must be on different days between October 1 and October 31, 2023.

Notes and Rules of Participation

  • Only one code word per event can be used for Bento Box/T-Shirts.
  • You must be a current staff/faculty/student and have code words collected from at least two events or actions to be entered into the Grand Prize Drawings.
  • Please note, you must claim Bento Boxes/T-Shirts on the TAMU-College Station campus. Shipping is not available. Shipping is available for Grand Prize Drawings.