Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.09
Liaison Clara Fang
Submission Date May 14, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Towson University
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.73 / 3.00 Clara Fang
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
1,102.19 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
3,408.60 Tons

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

Towson has implemented single stream recycling for papers, bottles, and cardboard. Printer cartridges, batteries, and electronic waste is also collected for recycling. Food waste from dining halls is composted.


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