|Submission Date||Dec. 15, 2017|
The American College of Greece
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
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Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste and seek to minimize the presence of these materials on campus?:
A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
The College ensures that all chemical wastes generated by the laboratories , including biological specimens are disposed of in accordance to Sustainable and environmental Practices.Furthermore through guidelines issued by the corresponding departments in case of hazardous chemicals being used for research and/or teaching, the volumes and quantities are restricted to a minimum in order to prevent wastage.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
Through Chemical Disposal Contractors and Services.
A brief description of any significant hazardous material release incidents during the previous three years, including volume, impact and response/remediation:
A brief description of any inventory system employed by the institution to facilitate the reuse or redistribution of laboratory chemicals:
Chemicals for use in the laboratory/field activities have been monitored and are inventoried for purchasing and disposal purposes for each laboratory specifically.
Does the institution have or participate in a program to responsibly recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by the institution?:
Does the institution have or participate in a program to responsibly recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by students?:
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program(s), including information about how electronic waste generated by the institution and/or students is recycled:
All electronic materials which are deemed obsolete but functional is donated through various channels including our collaborating NGOs and municipal services in order to be re-used. Materials which can not be useful are processed for recycling by a third-party contractor specializing in proper disposal.
Is the institution’s electronic waste recycler certified under the e-Stewards and/or Responsible Recycling (R2) standards?:
Electronic waste recycled or otherwise diverted from the landfill or incinerator during the most recent year for which data is available during the previous three years:
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission: