Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.35
Liaison James Biesecker
Submission Date Dec. 1, 2011
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Gettysburg College
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Peter North
No longer with the College
Finance & Administration
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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?:
Yes

Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:

The electronic waste is separated and stored for pickup from licensed recycling company - the company disassembles the electronic waste in an environmentally sound fashion.

Students can donate their items to the United Way.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:

Electronic waste is sorted according to EPA guidelines:
http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/materials/ecycling/donate.htm


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :

There is no official program to recycle student-generated e-waste, but students can take used electronics in to tech support to have them recycled along with college electronics. At present, large volumes of e-waste are not being produced by students.


The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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