Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.37
Liaison Remian Santos
Submission Date July 7, 2021

STARS v2.2

DE LA SALLE LIPA
OP-20: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Remian Santos
Director
Sustainability & Inclusive Education Directorate
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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:

Acquisition, release, and use of chemicals within the campus are strictly administered per course subject requirements through designated Laboratory Custodians. The issuance of these items depends on the quantity of the needed chemicals per scheduled laboratory classes. It is commonly prepared before the laboratory schedule to minimize, monitor and optimize the use of these chemicals.


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

All toxic and hazardous wastes generated by the school through its operations & chemical laboratories are properly stored and disposed of to accredited transporter and/or treater. A Hazardous Waste Generator Identification was assigned to De La Salle Lipa by the country's regional Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR). Hazardous waste transporting to the accredited treater is usually done on a semi-to annual basis.


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

None


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

Laboratory chemicals use for student's project experimentation are monitored by specific Laboratory Custodians. Acquisition, release/distribution & re-use of these chemicals are strictly administered per course subject requirements depending on the quantity of the needed chemicals per scheduled laboratory classes.


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:

The school usually recycles the Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) by donation to partner communities and public schools. For the WEEE that needs to be disposed of, the school secures a Permit to Transport (PTT) and Manifest for hauling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). The PTT and Manifest are documents issued by the country Department of Environmental & Natural Resources.


Is the institution’s electronic waste recycler certified under the e-Stewards and/or Responsible Recycling (R2) standards?:
No

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

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