Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.07
Liaison Julien-Pierre Lacombe
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Ecole de Technologie Superieure
OP-20: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Noé Peres
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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:

All residual hazardous materials (RHM) are treated as such and go through a well established and controlled disposal procedure.


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

Hazardous waste is collected every three to four months according to a specific procedure. We work with a company specialized in this field to recycle or safely dispose of these materials.


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

n/a


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

n/a


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:

All electronics are either reconditioned by our partner (Quantum) or recycled through the ARPE program (https://arpe.ca/)

Electronics disposal bins are available for students and citizens. All dropped off electronics are either reconditioned by our partner (Quantum) or recycled through the ARPE program.

All electronics are either reconditioned by our partner (Quantum) or recycled through the ARPE program.


Is the institution’s electronic waste recycler certified under the e-Stewards and/or Responsible Recycling (R2) standards?:
Yes

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