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|Submission Date||July 29, 2013|
Rochester Institute of Technology
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program
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Senior Sustainability Advisor to the President
Office of the President
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?:
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?:
A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:
Maven Technologies, LLC is a certified Electronics Recycler. Their process complies with all local, state, federal and international regulations. Maven upholds a zero landfill policy and guarantees all electronics are recycled in an environmentally sound manner.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:
Electronics are first evaluated for potent reuse on campus through the surplus property program. The Environmental Health and Safety Department coordinate the collection of any materials that cannot be reused and are recycled through Maven Technologies.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
SEAL (Student Environmental Action League) in partnership with FMS Recycling holds E-waste Recycling Days throughout the year, where members of the RIT community and the public can drop off unwanted electronics. Events are held in the spring and fall.
The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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