|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||April 23, 2015|
State University of New York at Cortland
OP-23: Waste Diversion
|0.84 / 3.00||
Assist. Dir. of General Services
Materials diverted from the solid waste landfill or incinerator:
Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate, including efforts made during the previous three years:
A brief description of any food donation programs employed by the institution:
We donate unused perishables to the local food bank over extended breaks in the academic calendar.
A brief description of any pre-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
Pre-Consumer food scraps are collected daily for composting by a local farmer.
A brief description of any post-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
Waste is collected on a daily basis and composted by a local farmer.
Does the institution include the following materials in its waste diversion efforts?:
|Yes or No|
|Paper, plastics, glass, metals, and other recyclable containers||Yes|
|Food for animals||No|
|Plant materials composting||Yes|
|Animal bedding composting||No|
|White goods (i.e. appliances)||Yes|
|Residence hall move-in/move-out waste||Yes|
Other materials that the institution includes in its waste diversion efforts:
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