Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.40
Liaison Kirsten Gabrielsen
Submission Date Jan. 21, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Orange County Community College
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Kirsten Gabrielsen
Sustainability Coordinator
Biology
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Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste and seek to minimize the presence of these materials on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

Academic departments where hazadous chemicals are used have been advised to porperly dispose of older and non essential chemicals. Now, only small quantities are being purchased as needed. Chemicals used for custodial purposes are now dispensed using a calibrated pump to ensure that only the recommended amounts are used.


A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

Authorized carriers and County hazardous waste collection days.


The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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