Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

American University
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Emily Curley
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability
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Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
823.50 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
1096.35 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
652.41 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
163 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
739.06 Tons

On-campus residents, 2005:
3918

Full-time, non-residential/commuter students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
6966

Part-time, non-residential/commuter students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
4501

On-campus residents, performance year:
4065

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
7914

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
4359

The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:

Waste figures are a school year (Sept - Aug) for 2004-2005 and 2009-2010 school years.

Population numbers are for the 2004-2005 and 2009-2010 school years.

In 2004-05, part time graduate assistants were included in the part-time staff figures but not in 2009-10

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