|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 6, 2013|
OP-T2-23: Landscape Waste Composting
|0.25 / 0.25||
Dir. Buildings and Grounds
Does the institution compost or mulch waste from grounds keeping, including grass trimmings?:
A brief description of the composting or mulching program:
Miami holds an Ohio EPA class IV composting license, which allows it to compost yard waste. The university rents a tub grinder to shred all yard waste except grass clippings. The shredded material is stored in piles, and is eventually reused as a landscaping mulch.
Grass is mowed with mulching mowers and the clippings remain on the lawn.
The percentage of landscape waste that is mulched or composted onsite:
The percentage of landscape waste that is mulched or composted off-site:
The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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