Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.57
Liaison James Gordon
Submission Date Dec. 19, 2011
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STARS v1.1

Thompson Rivers University
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.78 / 3.00 Andrew Pillar
Research Analyst
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
421.65 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
1,203.54 Tons

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

Yard waste is composted at the Kamloops City composting site. Used furniture can be donated to other schools or charities if it is still usable. If not usable, the metal from used furniture is turned into scrap and recycled externally, or used for the school’s welding program.

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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