|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Nov. 19, 2015|
OP-23: Waste Diversion
|1.14 / 3.00||
Robert Redford Conservancy
Materials diverted from the solid waste landfill or incinerator:
Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate, including efforts made during the previous three years:
The Sustainability Manager has recently developed new signage for both the campus recycling program and the composting program. Recycling signage details what items are/are not acceptable for recycling and are affixed to all recycling receptacles on campus.
Composting signage is placed in the kitchen area of McConnell Dining Hall to inform staff as well as on the food waste receptacles in the dining area to inform students.
A brief description of any food donation programs employed by the institution:
A brief description of any pre-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
Pre-consumer food waste is collected at the McConnell Dining Hall. Dining hall staff are trained twice a year on which foods can go into the food waste bins and educational signage is posted in the food preparation areas.
A brief description of any post-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
Post-consumer food was is collected at the McConnell Dining Hall. Food waste bins are located next to the waste bins and educational signage details what can/cannot be placed into the food waste bins.
Does the institution include the following materials in its waste diversion efforts?:
|Yes or No|
|Paper, plastics, glass, metals, and other recyclable containers||Yes|
|Food for animals||No|
|Plant materials composting||Yes|
|Animal bedding composting||No|
|White goods (i.e. appliances)||Yes|
|Residence hall move-in/move-out waste||Yes|
Other materials that the institution includes in its waste diversion efforts:
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