Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michelle Gibbs
Submission Date Dec. 3, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Hope College
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Samantha Hawke
STARS Coordinator
Physical Plant
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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:

Hope attempts to reduce hazardous waste as much as possible in all areas. This includes replacing light bulbs containing high levels of mercury, inspecting water lines for lead, and surveying all buildings for potential hazardous and non-regulated chemical waste and initiating actions plans for its reduction or disposal.

lesser mercury bulbs, ballasts no pcbs, water supply lines and drinking fountains inspected for lead, asbestos removed when possible, survey buildings/cottages for asbestos and lead, degreaser less hazardous -


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

Hope contracts outside companies who specialize in hazardous waste removal to safely dispose of all hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste.


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