Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.81
Liaison Sb Loder
Submission Date Nov. 12, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

The College of Wooster
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 5.00 / 5.00 Ken Fletcher
Director of Custodial Services
Service Center
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
243.80 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
1,221.30 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
74.28 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
48.50 Tons

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

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
7/1/11 to 6/30/12

On-campus residents, 2005:
1,683

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
633

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
36

On-campus residents, performance year:
2,022

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
584

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
36

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
7/1/11 to 6/30/12

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to waste-reduction goals, such as zero waste:
No

A brief description of the plan of action to achieve waste reduction goals:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:
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The numbers for the 2005 baseline were obtained from an extrapolation of three years of data, beginning in 2008. Because of a contract change in 2008, we have no data before this year.

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