Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.23
Liaison Asheen Phansey
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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Babson College
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Steve Tolley
Assistant Director, Ground, Building Services & Sustainability
Facilities Management & Planning
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Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by the institution and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Yes

Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:

The colleges leases it's computers and they are turned back to our vendor after 2 years. Computer parts that are not part of this lease are collected separate from trash and taken to the local municipal recycling center for processing. In addition, other electronics including TV's, phones , etc are recycled by various means.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:

Computers are leased and turned back to a vendor. Items that are not part of lease are collected by Building Services Staff and taken to local recycle center for processing.Phones purchased by Facilities Management and Planning that are not returned to our vendor have been given to local police departments to assist at risk members of the commity who need a communication device.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :

Various outlets exist for students to recycle ewaste. Similar to institutional waste, TVs and other electronic items are taken to local recycle center. Student clubs have also arranged for bins placed in several areas on campus for collection of ewaste.


The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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