Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Andrew McMahan
Submission Date June 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Central Carolina Community College
OP-22: Waste Minimization

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Nicole Crissman
Administrative Assistant
Maintenance
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Waste generated::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Materials recycled 31.45 Tons 18.84 Tons
Materials composted 0 Tons 0 Tons
Materials reused, donated or re-sold 0 Tons 0 Tons
Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator 340 Tons 337 Tons

Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users”::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of residential students 0 0
Number of residential employees 0 0
Number of in-patient hospital beds 0 0
Full-time equivalent enrollment 3824 3545
Full-time equivalent of employees 368 368
Full-time equivalent of distance education students 1378 608

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2012 June 30, 2013
Baseline Year July 1, 2007 June 30, 2008

A brief description of when and why the waste generation baseline was adopted:

Information based on Solid Waste and Recycling report from July 2011 to June 2012


A brief description of any (non-food) waste audits employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any institutional procurement policies designed to prevent waste:
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A brief description of any surplus department or formal office supplies exchange program that facilitates reuse of materials:

Yes, excess materials and equipment are stored on campus and routinely exchanged among departments. Departments are notified via an all campus email when excess equipment and office furnishings are available.


A brief description of the institution's efforts to make materials available online by default rather than printing them:

CCCC uses the college website extensively to manage course registration and campus directories. In recent years, most mailings have been greatly reduced due to budget constraints, creating a greater demand for on line resources.


A brief description of any limits on paper and ink consumption employed by the institution:

Printing is limited by charging students printing fees. At the three different college libraries, fees range from 5 to 10 cents per page.


A brief description of any programs employed by the institution to reduce residence hall move-in/move-out waste:
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A brief description of any other (non-food) waste minimization strategies employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any food waste audits employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any programs and/or practices to track and reduce pre-consumer food waste in the form of kitchen food waste, prep waste and spoilage:
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A brief description of programs and/or practices to track and reduce post-consumer food waste:
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A brief description of the institution's provision of reusable and/or third party certified compostable to-go containers for to-go food and beverage items (in conjunction with a composting program):

The Natural Chef program uses reusable lunch containers for their take out service.


A brief description of the institution's provision of reusable service ware for “dine in” meals and reusable and/or third party certified compostable service ware for to-go meals (in conjunction with a composting program):
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A brief description of any discounts offered to customers who use reusable containers (e.g. mugs) instead of disposable or compostable containers in to-go food service operations:

Students purchase their own cups from our Natural Chef program and get reduced rates for their drinks.


A brief description of other dining services waste minimization programs and initiatives:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s waste minimization initiatives is available:
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CCCC only recently began measuring our waste, recycling and composting elements. We are using the baseline year as our reporting year and thus not pursuing these credits at this time. We hope to continue this measurement process with recyclemania as a guide.

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