Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Andrew Seifert
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Marquette University
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Andrew Seifert
Projects Assistant
Sustainability
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Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
739.40 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
2723.21 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
642.17 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
1571.30 Tons

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
July 2011 - June 2012

On-campus residents, 2005:
4093

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
7177

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
2506

On-campus residents, performance year:
4398

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
7665

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
2461

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
July 2011 - June 2012

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to waste-reduction goals, such as zero waste:
Yes

A brief description of the plan of action to achieve waste reduction goals:

In 2009, the Recycling Working Group set a goal to recycle 30 percent of campus waste by 2011. After meeting this goal, the group set a new goal to divert 50 percent of campus waste by 2015.


The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:
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This data is from Fiscal Year 2006 (fall 2005/spring 2006) through Fiscal Year 2012 (fall 2011/spring 2012).

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