Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 81.81
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Colorado State University
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.14 / 3.00 Sheela Backen
Integrated Solid Waste Manager
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
7,432 Tons
+ Date Revised: March 3, 2014

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
2,966 Tons

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

CSU has had an institutional commitment to waste diversion for decades, with programs such as cardboard corral where fall freshman can recycle their cardboard moving boxes after move in day (in 2013, 16 tons were recycled in 5 days) and long-time participation in Recyclemania.

+ Date Revised: March 3, 2014

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