|Submission Date||Dec. 11, 2013|
Nova Scotia Community College
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program
Facilities & Engineering
Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by the institution and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:
All NSCC campuses recycle electronics. Each campus uses a local depot to recycle their waste. The Annapolis Valley and Akerley campuses rebuild and donate old computers if they are still useable.
All of our campuses follow the Electronic Products Recycling Association’s guidelines for Nova Scotia.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:
Every NSCC institution recycles their electronic waste. The electronic waste is collected and stored by the facilities team and is taken to local recycle depots to be recycled
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
At the Cumberland and Marconi campuses students are free to bring in old electronics and NSCC will ensure that they are recycled appropriately.
Our Truro, Pictou and Annapolis valley campuses have battery drop-offs and cell phone drop offs.
Our Akerley campus participates in the “call to recycle” program. This program provides the mailing boxes and shipping materials so you can ship your batteries and cell phones for free the recycle depots. The batteries and cell phones are collected from drop-off boxes provided throughout the campus for staff and students. (www.call2recycle.ca)
The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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