Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.73
Liaison Lindsey Lyons
Submission Date April 30, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Dickinson College
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kristen Williams
Financial Analyst
Facilities Management
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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?:

A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
A. Identifying the source of all waste streams and assigning a responsible person to manage each waste stream. B. Evaluating all waste streams to determine their proper characterization C. Establishing waste management procedures for each waste stream, and D. Developing waste minimization strategies, thereby saving matter and energy.

A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
The Department of Environmental Health & Safety is responsible for ensuring that all hazardous and universal wastes and waste oil are managed in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations. Additionally, the Department provides technical assistance and guidance to the College community on proper handling, storage, and disposal of these wastes. http://www.dickinson.edu/uploadedFiles/about/offices/environmental-health-and-safety/Dickinson%20College%20Comprehensive%20Waste%20Management%20Program.pdf

The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:

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