Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.46
Liaison Elissa Brown
Submission Date May 9, 2011
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College of Saint Benedict
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.05 / 3.00 Margaret Rothstein
Sustainability Intern
Sustainability Office
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
169.10 Tons

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

A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate:

We have indoor recycling in all buildings as well as collection sites for the residential halls. We participating the Recyclmania, a nation wide recycling competition, and used this opportunity to inform students how they can recycle on campus. We also participate in a book reuse program for libraries, bookstores and student groups through Better World Books.


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