Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Haley Randell
Submission Date May 30, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Austin Peay State University
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Carl Gerhold
Director of EHS
EHS
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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:

University departments are encouraged to use minimal amounts of hazardous materials and substitute with non-hazardous materials when applicable. University is undertaking energy saving initiatives with LED technology to replace fluorescent light fixtures.


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

Through vendors that meet regulatory requirements.


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

None


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

SDSOnline database.


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 University re-sells all working and non-working electronics through GovDeals. https://www.govdeals.com/


Is the institution’s electronic waste recycler certified under the e-Stewards and/or Responsible Recycling (R2) standards?:
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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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