Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Donald Graves
Submission Date June 12, 2014
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STARS v2.0

Hibbing Community College
OP-25: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Raich
Dean of Academics and Student Affairs
Administration
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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:

Three people (2 safety coordinator and chemistry instructor) have been assigned to follow state and federal disposal regulations.


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

Hire State of MN certified hazardous waste disposal contractors.


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:

Chemistry conducts annual inventory checks of all hazardous chemicals. MSDS sheets are found in all college science labs.


Does the institution have or participate in a program to responsibly recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all 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?:
No

A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program(s):

HCC works with the county waste department to properly dispose of waste.


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

Monthly safety meetings are held to ensure proper disposal and safety of employees.


The website URL where information about the institution’s hazardous and electronic-waste recycling programs is available:
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