Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.08
Liaison Andrew McMahan
Submission Date June 24, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Central Carolina Community College
OP-23: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.51 / 3.00 Nicole Crissman
Administrative Assistant
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
282 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:

CCCC recycles toning cartridges, recycles motor oil and donates pallets to fire rescue training.

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

Surplus or leftover food is currently donated to students/staff, composted, or fed to the chickens.

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

All food that possible to use for composting is saved and composted to the best of our ability in the Natural Chef and Restaurant classes. The first phase of production includes prepping food and cooking. Any trimmed or inedible portions are composted at the farm on campus.

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

All food that is not consumed due to overproduction or errors and is appropriate for composting is composted at the farm on campus.

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 ---
Food for animals Yes
Food composting Yes
Cooking oil Yes
Plant materials composting Yes
Animal bedding composting ---
Batteries ---
Light bulbs Yes
Toner/ink-jet cartridges Yes
White goods (i.e. appliances) ---
Laboratory equipment ---
Furniture ---
Residence hall move-in/move-out waste ---
Scrap metal ---
Pallets Yes
Motor oil Yes
Tires ---

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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