Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.81
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date Aug. 23, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Slippery Rock University
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 5.00 Scott Albert
director of facilities
facilities & planning department
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Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
163.16 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
807.23 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
414.90 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
16 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
601.55 Tons

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
9/2010-5/2011

On-campus residents, 2005:
2,720

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
5,283

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
965

On-campus residents, performance year:
2,712

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
5,612

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
821

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
9/2010-9/2011

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to waste-reduction goals, such as zero waste:
Yes

A brief description of the plan of action to achieve waste reduction goals:

Adopting a zero waste philosophy is addressed in the most recent strategic plan (2011) and climate action plan (2012). Addressing issues such as purchasing policies, single-source recycling, preconsumer waste composting and move-in/move-out trash targeted plans of action.


The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:
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