Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.20
Liaison David Heithaus
Submission Date Jan. 20, 2021

STARS v2.2

Kenyon College
OP-20: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 David Heithaus
Director of Green Initiatives
Provost
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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 waste is tracked/ recorded and sent out for recycling or proper disposal.


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

Universal waste is sent to a recycle site.


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:

All chemicals are tracked in an electronic database.


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 electronic waste is sent out to be reused/recycled at a certified R2 facility (Accurate IT, Columbus OH). We also offer this service to the entire community as a public engagement effort. The first Saturday of each month, anyone with e-cycling is able to drop it off free of charge (except for TVs and monitors which carry a small fee).


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:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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