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-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.28 / 5.00 Roxane Beigel-Coryell
Sustainability & Recycling Coordinator
Facilities Management & Planning
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
53.70 Tons

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

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
191.25 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
90.17 Tons

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

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
July 2011-June 2012

On-campus residents, 2005:
1,008

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
3,678

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
1,407

On-campus residents, performance year:
1,137

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
3,690

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
2,444

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
July 2011-June 2012

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:

Southern Oregon University's Climate Action Plan, adopted in 2010, outlines several action items to reduce overall campus waste to meet SOU's emission reduction goals.


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

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