Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.16
Liaison Rebecca Walker
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Southern Oregon University
OP-T2-23: Landscape Waste Composting

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Sustainability & Recycling Coordinator
Facilities Management & Planning
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Does the institution compost or mulch waste from grounds keeping, including grass trimmings?:
Yes

A brief description of the composting or mulching program:

SOU Landscape Services composts approximately 95% of the yard waste on campus. Grass clippings are not collected but are spread on the turf and allowed to decompose naturally. The rest of the yard waste not being composted is composed of noxious weeds, which are bagged and disposed of as garbage.


The percentage of landscape waste that is mulched or composted onsite:
85

The percentage of landscape waste that is mulched or composted off-site:
10

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:
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