Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.07
Liaison Brittney Hernandez-Stevenson
Submission Date May 8, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Madisonville Community College
OP-22: Waste Minimization

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.36 / 5.00 Brittney Stevenson
Sustainability Coordinator/Business Affairs Specialist
Business Affairs
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Waste generated::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Materials recycled 13.56 Tons 4 Tons
Materials composted 0 Tons 0 Tons
Materials reused, donated or re-sold 8 Tons 18 Tons
Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator 88 Tons 75 Tons

Figures needed to determine "Weighted Campus Users”::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of residential students 0 0
Number of residential employees 0 0
Number of in-patient hospital beds 0 0
Full-time equivalent enrollment 2,200 2,500
Full-time equivalent of employees 330 350
Full-time equivalent of distance education students 400 300

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2011 Jan. 1, 2012
Baseline Year Dec. 31, 2011 Dec. 31, 2012

A brief description of when and why the waste generation baseline was adopted:

The organization that Madisonville Community College worked with to recycle the majority of materials went out of business . The current company does not have a recycling program so the baseline year was chosen based on last recorded recycling data.


A brief description of any (non-food) waste audits employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any institutional procurement policies designed to prevent waste:
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A brief description of any surplus department or formal office supplies exchange program that facilitates reuse of materials:
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A brief description of the institution's efforts to make materials available online by default rather than printing them:
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A brief description of any limits on paper and ink consumption employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any programs employed by the institution to reduce residence hall move-in/move-out waste:
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A brief description of any other (non-food) waste minimization strategies employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any food waste audits employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any programs and/or practices to track and reduce pre-consumer food waste in the form of kitchen food waste, prep waste and spoilage:
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A brief description of programs and/or practices to track and reduce post-consumer food waste:
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A brief description of the institution's provision of reusable and/or third party certified compostable to-go containers for to-go food and beverage items (in conjunction with a composting program):
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A brief description of the institution's provision of reusable service ware for “dine in” meals and reusable and/or third party certified compostable service ware for to-go meals (in conjunction with a composting program):
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A brief description of any discounts offered to customers who use reusable containers (e.g. mugs) instead of disposable or compostable containers in to-go food service operations:
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A brief description of other dining services waste minimization programs and initiatives:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s waste minimization initiatives is available:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.