Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.70
Liaison Whitney Crooks
Submission Date April 27, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Red River College Polytechnic
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Sara MacArthur
Sustainability Manager
Sustainability
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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 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:

Our E-Waste contractor ensures that environmental standards set by Electronics Product Stewardship Canada are met.


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

E-waste such as computers, monitors, cell phones, old electronics and media are collected and stored until a sufficient load has accumulated. The Sustainability Office then calls Responsible Electronics Recycling to collect and recycle the materials.

Batteries are collected by the Environmental Health and Safety Office and are sent to Call2Recycle.


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

Where RRC has control over student electronic waste, it is handled the same as staff electronic waste.


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