Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.12
Liaison Jenny McNamara
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2014
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Portland State University
OP-T2-43: Move-Out Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Tony Hair
Waste Management Coordinator
Campus Sustainability Office
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Does the institution have a program to reduce residence hall move-out waste?:
Yes

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 Housing, in collaboration with the Campus Sustainability Office 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! In spring of 2013, the program diverted 4,200 pounds of reusable goods to the ARC charity.

Chuck It collects:
· Non-perishable food items
· Clothing
· Toasters
· Utensils
· Small appliances & electronics
· Pots & pans


The website URL where information about the program is available:

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