Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Kelsey McCormick
Submission Date June 17, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Lawrence University
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kathleen Isaacson
Associate Professor / Chair Committee on Sustainability 2012-2013
Library
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Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
75 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
400 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
135 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
50 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
300 Tons

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
1/1/2012-12/31/2012

On-campus residents, 2005:
1872

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
516

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
0

On-campus residents, performance year:
1352

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
408

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
0

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
2012

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to waste-reduction goals, such as zero waste:
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A brief description of the plan of action to achieve waste reduction goals:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:
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This is a difficult number to get from our waste hauler - Waste Management. They only provide us with the frequency of pickups and the volume of the containers they dump. They will not give us physical weights - only estimates - so we have no good way of actually tracking the effects of our efforts.

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