Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.84
Liaison Lauren Ng
Submission Date Jan. 18, 2013
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STARS v1.1

Scripps College
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.91 / 3.00 Niel Erickson
Director of Facilities
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
90 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
208 Tons

A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate:

We removed the standard trash cans for all offices and replaced them with a smaller trash can and a large recycle can. We also added two 5 yard recycle bins at the kitchen loading dock for cardboard. We also added two additional recycle 5 yard bins at the kitchen loading dock for cardboards.

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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