|Submission Date||Aug. 19, 2011|
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program
University Director of Physical Plant
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 computer equipment is first sent to ITS to ensure that University privacy is maintained. All electronic waste is removed by Buildings and Grounds and taken to a holding area on each campus. Accumulated waste is picked up by an "e-stewards" certified recycler.
Members of Pace's sustainability committee (GreenPace) conducted thorough interviews and site visits with potential contractors before contracting with a vendor that met our sustainable criteria.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:
All waste is removed by the Buildings and Grounds Department and electronic waste is separated and taken to holding areas on each campus.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
All waste is removed by the Buildings and Grounds Department and electronic waste is seperated and taken to holding areas on each campus. Students are able to utilize the service of Buildings and Grounds to recycle their e-waste. In addition, the library on the Pleasantville campus has established a battery, PDA, and cell phone recycling station.
The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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