Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 46.66
Liaison Mark Lichtenstein
Submission Date April 26, 2011
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State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Christine Langlois
Assistant Director of Physical Plant for Maintenance and Operations
Physical Plant
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Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by the institution and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Yes

Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:

Each member of the campus community is responsible for following New York State recycling policies and guidelines (http://www.esf.edu/physicalplant/services.htm).


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:

ESF’s e-waste program at the institution works as follows: Individuals or groups on campus wishing to dispose of damaged or out-of-date electronics submit a work order to request their removal. The campus grounds crew picks up the electronic devices and stores them in a temporary storage area on the main campus. Once this temporary storage becomes full, the electronics are transported via a college vehicle to a storage barn at the Lafayette Rd Experiment Station. Here, the grounds crew palletizes and shrink wraps pallets of electronics in preparation for transportation to the recycling facility. Once they collect approximately 10 pallets of electronics, the grounds crew contacts the Environmental Health & Safety Office to schedule an electronics pickup.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :

The students participate in the “Imagine It Recycling” program. “Imagine It Recycling” is a program where colleges are given collection boxes for students to place old cell phones, printer cartridges or other e-waste. Once the boxes fill up, they are sent to “Imagine It Recycling” company, and the students receive money for the e-waste.
http://imaginerecycling.com/startFundraising.php?pgMode=3


The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:

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