Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison J Abbott
Submission Date Dec. 5, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Stetson University
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Al Allen
Associate Vice President, Facilities Department
Facilities
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
136.56 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
524.61 Tons

A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate:

1. - Other Accomplishments:

A. Placed number 1 in the nation in the RecycleMania Contest in 2011 for paper.

B. Placed number 3 in the nation in the RecycleMania Contest in 2011 in Overall Grand Championship.

C. Involvement with Stetson Environmental Responsibility Council.

D. Member of Stetson Green Council.

E. Member of Association of the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

F. Participant in America Recycle Day November 15th.

G. Partner with Habitat for Humanity with providing reused items.

H. Support the Sheriffs Youth Camps through donation of unneeded items.

2. Facilities Management Staff member Donna Loftus manages the Stetson Recycling Program. With the actual collection being completed by a team of Student Workers.


Diverted Materials

Paper and Cardboard 96.01 Tons
Plastic Products 13.63 Tons
Aluminum Cans .58 Tons
Steel Products 20.12 Tons
Mixed Metals 6.22 Tons
Total 136.56 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator

Non Food 312.21 Tons
Waste from Food 212.40 Tons
Total 524.61 Tons

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