Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.13
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Auburn University
OP-T2-42: Move-In Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Donald Addison
Manager, Recycling and Waste Reduction
Waste Reduction and Recycling Department
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Does the institution have a program to reduce residence hall move-in waste?:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

In all three campus residential areas (~4,000 beds) full-time recycling staff and temporary contracted staff assist students and parents with separating recyclable materials (focus on cardboard) and disposing of waste when they move-in and unpack.

When necessary, staff members separate trash from all cardboard boxes. Cardboard boxes are flattened and placed in dedicated cardboard front-end load dumpsters or roll-off containers.

Move-In 2011 produced 20 tons of cardboard recycling.


The website URL where information about the program is available:
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