Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.55
Liaison Daryl Pierson
Submission Date Feb. 11, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

Portland State University
Tier2-6: Move-Out Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 PJ Houser
Office Assistant
Campus Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a program to reduce residence hall move-out waste?:

A brief description of the program:
Chuck it for Charity is a campus wide effort to reduce waste by diverting reusables to people in need. PSU Recycles! encourages students to bring unwanted household items, food, & clothing to the donation stations in various residence hall locations. Instead of filling up the landfill, students have the opportunity to Chuck It For Charity!

PSU Recycles! collects:
· Non-perishable food items
· Clothing
· Toasters
· Utensils
· Small appliances & electronics
· Pots & pans

The charity is Friends of Seasonal and Service Workers. They provide support services for migrant farm workers.

The website URL where information about the program is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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