Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.68
Liaison Scott Morgan
Submission Date July 25, 2011
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Evergreen State College, The
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.55 / 3.00 Scott Morgan
Director of Sustainability
President's Office
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
298 Tons

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

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

Recycling receptacles are built-in or co-locating with over 90% of waste receptacles on campus. Organic waste receptacles are built-in or co-located at all dining locations.

Evergreen also collects reusable items at move-in and move-out through our “POD’s” project to reduce landfill impacts. Weights for this diversion process are not available.


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