Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.88
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date June 6, 2016
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STARS v2.0

California State University, Los Angeles
OP-23: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.66 / 3.00 Brad Haydel
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Facilities, Planning, Design and Construction
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Materials diverted from the solid waste landfill or incinerator:
627.12 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
509.36 Tons

A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate, including efforts made during the previous three years:

We utilize a Mixed Waste Processing System, or "dirty MRF", to manage our waste. Southland Disposal Company and City Terrance Recycling handle all campus waste.

A brief description of any food donation programs employed by the institution:


A brief description of any pre-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:


A brief description of any post-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:


Does the institution include the following materials in its waste diversion efforts?:
Yes or No
Paper, plastics, glass, metals, and other recyclable containers Yes
Food donations No
Food for animals No
Food composting No
Cooking oil Yes
Plant materials composting Yes
Animal bedding composting No
Batteries Yes
Light bulbs Yes
Toner/ink-jet cartridges Yes
White goods (i.e. appliances) Yes
Laboratory equipment Yes
Furniture Yes
Residence hall move-in/move-out waste Yes
Scrap metal Yes
Pallets Yes
Motor oil Yes
Tires Yes

Other materials that the institution includes in its waste diversion efforts:

FY 2014-15

Trash: 509.36 (tons)
Paper: 211.53
Cardboard: 48.05
Glass: 5.3
Metal: 78.77
Plastic: 30.85
Organics: 232.43
Other Inorganic: 17.7
E-Waste: 2.49

Total Tons: 1,136.48

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