Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.18
Liaison Miguel Martin
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

California State University, San Bernardino
OP-20: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Miguel Martin
Energy and Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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:

Teaching laboratory audits to determine methods of reducing or eliminating waste.


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

In compliance with RCRA and California regulations: containerize, ship, dispose.


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

No hazardous material release during the previous three years.


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

inventory and cataloging system used to ensure all laboratory chemicals and materials are used to prevent waste. The system includes information on the materials including remaining volume, balance, and composition.


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:

CSUSB Facilities Services Waste Management provides courtesy collection of campus-generated electronic wastes, including storage media (CDs, DVDs, VHS, floppy disks). Materials are temporarily staged in the surplus property storage facility and then picked up by a state certified hauler that distributes equipment to secondary reuse markets or to a certified recycler.


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

Website URL where information about the institution’s hazardous waste program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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