|Submission Date||March 4, 2014|
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program
Assistant Director for Sustainability
Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by the institution and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:
Recycled electronics go through a company called RecycleForce, which is a part of Workforce-Inc, which aims to support people in transitional job positions. The Service Center and Facilities Management are responsible for materials being recycled responsibly.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:
DePauw University has a program called Community Technology Enhancement Program (CTEP). As DePauw-owned machines are deemed either broken or out-of-date, they are either sent to CTEP or placed on palettes, wrapped and picked up by Facilities Management for further disposal.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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