Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.83
Liaison Hannah Spirrison
Submission Date March 29, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Antioch College
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Jackie Ashworth
Director, Physical Plant
Physical Plant
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Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste and seek to minimize the presence of these materials on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

Antioch College purchases primarily "Green Seal" janitorial products and low VOC products for facilities maintenance.


A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

Antioch College collects hazardous lab chemicals and general campus hazardous waste (e.g., flourescent bulbs, batteries, maintenance chemicals) and secures disposal via a Universal Waste hauler. Copies of hazardous chemical manifests are kept on file in the Physical Plant Director's office.


A brief description of any significant hazardous material release incidents during the previous three years, including volume, impact and response/remediation:

No significant hazardous materials release in the past three years.


A brief description of any inventory system employed by the institution to facilitate the reuse or redistribution of laboratory chemicals:

Some labs utilize student synthezied lab chemicals from prior term.


Does the institution have or participate in a program to responsibly recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by the institution?:
Yes

Does the institution have or participate in a program to responsibly recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by students?:
Yes

A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program(s), including information about how electronic waste generated by the institution and/or students is recycled:

The college collects electronic waste in the maintenance building and drops off electronic waste at Ohio Drop Off, a local electronics recycling firm. Students utilize the Free Store for repurposing student electronic waste.


Is the institution’s electronic waste recycler certified under the e-Stewards and/or Responsible Recycling (R2) standards?:
No

Electronic waste recycled or otherwise diverted from the landfill or incinerator during the most recent year for which data is available during the previous three years:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Weights of electronics recycling not tracked, but estimated at 1 ton over the past three years.

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