Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.85
Liaison Milan Stijepovic
Submission Date Nov. 19, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Pitzer College
OP-25: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Warren Biggins
Sustainability Manager
Robert Redford Conservancy
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), 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, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

Pitzer has contracted with an environmental services company to pick-up the College's hazardous waste on a quarterly basis.


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

Pitzer has contracted with an environmental services company to pick-up the College's hazardous waste on a quarterly basis.


A brief description of any significant hazardous material release incidents during the previous three years, including volume, impact and response/remediation:

None.


A brief description of any inventory system employed by the institution to facilitate the reuse or redistribution of laboratory chemicals:
---

Does the institution have or participate in a program to responsibly recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by the institution?:
Yes

Does the institution have or participate in a program to responsibly recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by students?:
Yes

A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program(s):

Pitzer has contracted with an environmental services company to pick-up the College's electronic waste on a quarterly basis. The Office of Sustainability has established an E-Waste Recycling Center for students located in the mail room.


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

Pitzer has contracted with an environmental services company to pick-up the College's electronic waste on a quarterly basis.

North State Environmental is a full-service hazardous waste management company committed to meeting the unique chemical disposal needs of our customers in an environmentally sound manner.


The website URL where information about the institution’s hazardous and electronic-waste recycling programs is available:
---

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.