Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.73
Liaison Lindsey Lyons
Submission Date June 13, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Dickinson College
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.90 / 3.00 Daniel Webster
Sustainability Projects Coordinator
Center for Sustainability Education
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
215 Tons

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

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

Previous to this year, we participated in Recyclemania. We have a robust composting program that sends all the waste from Dining Services to the College Farm. And we have a recycling program that is located in every facility on campus.


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