Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 47.07
Liaison Brittney Hernandez-Stevenson
Submission Date May 8, 2015
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Madisonville Community College
OP-23: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.50 / 3.00 Brittney Stevenson
Sustainability Coordinator/Business Affairs Specialist
Business Affairs
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Materials diverted from the solid waste landfill or incinerator:
20 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
20 Tons

A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate, including efforts made during the previous three years:

Received grant for 20 recycling bins for plastic bottles and aluminum cans. The bins have been placed on Three campus locations on at least one floor of each building and maintained by members of the Sustainability Committee and other campus volunteers.


A brief description of any food donation programs employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any pre-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any post-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
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Does the institution include the following materials in its waste diversion efforts?:
Yes or No
Paper, plastics, glass, metals, and other recyclable containers Yes
Food donations No
Food for animals No
Food composting No
Cooking oil No
Plant materials composting No
Animal bedding composting No
Batteries No
Light bulbs Yes
Toner/ink-jet cartridges No
White goods (i.e. appliances) Yes
Laboratory equipment No
Furniture Yes
Residence hall move-in/move-out waste No
Scrap metal Yes
Pallets Yes
Motor oil No
Tires No

Other materials that the institution includes in its waste diversion efforts:

Madisonville Community College also recycles electronics through a company in Evansville (C&I Electronics). We have recycled computers, televisions, microwaves, keyboards, projectors, etc.


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