Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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American University
Tier2-5: Compost

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Chris O'Brien
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution compost or mulch waste from grounds keeping, including grass trimmings?:
Yes

A brief description of the composting or mulching program:

AU partners with Recycled Green to collect, compost, and return AU’s yard waste and apply it as an organic fertilizer on campus grounds. AU also composts food waste from the Mary Graydon Center and the Davenport Lounge.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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