Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 30.28
Liaison Jon Bartlow
Submission Date Feb. 10, 2012
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Pittsburg State University
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Brian Peery
Sustainability Coordinator
Continuing and Graduate Studies
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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?:
Yes

Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:

PSU staff including IT Technicians, Office of Information Services, Physical Plant, Environmental Services and a local state approved recycling center work together to ensure e-waste is recycled responsibly, safely, and that environmental standards are met. Please reference web-based links within the public notes section.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:

PSU has web based links containing procedures for all departmental faculty and staff memebers to properly dispose of institution-generated e-waste.Please reference web-based links within the public notes section.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :

PSU has a web based link containg instructions for students to dispose of personal e-waste at Whitesitt Hall (Gorilla Geeks). The Gorilla Geeks will follow normal protocol to reuse or recycle student e-waste just as they do for institution generated e-waste. Please reference web-based links within the public notes section.


The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:

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