Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.76
Liaison Krista Bailey
Submission Date July 29, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

Pennsylvania State University
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 5.00 Shelley McKeague
Environmental Compliance Specialist
Engineering Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
4,868 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
1,836 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
6,184 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
8,189 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
4,105 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
6,183 Tons

On-campus residents, 2005:
13,863

Full-time, non-residential/commuter students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
35,766

Part-time, non-residential/commuter students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
5,263

On-campus residents, performance year:
13,900

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
41,182

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
4,986

The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:

Penn State uses the Response (Re) Diversion (Di) Index as a measuring and management tool for the organization's waste processes and effectiveness.

https://redi.opp.psu.edu

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