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-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Andrew Pillar
Research Analyst
IPA
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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 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:

e-waste is recycled in a manner consistent with the university’s occupational health and safety standards.


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

Through Al Green and SD73, internal e-waste recycling is undertaken. Batteries go to Battery Direct, which undertakes shipment and recycling of batteries.


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

Students can bring batteries, cell phones and some other electronic waste to the recycling bins at the TRUSU desk. From there they are sent to recycling facilities.


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