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-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Clara Fang
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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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:

Departments can request pick up of electronic waste by OTS or Material Management. These items are recycled through the university's electronic waste disposal contract.


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

The university recycles laser and inkjet printer cartridges through the Funding Factory. Each item recycled in the program gives the university points that are used to purchase equipment for the Child Care Center. To recycle a printer cartridge, drop the cartridge in one of the RecycALL plus containers located in every residence hall lobby, or one of the octagon-shaped green and white collection boxes.


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

Electronics recycling containers are located in the lobby of every campus residence hall. All electronics—from computers to curling irons—can be placed in the containers.

The university recycles laser and inkjet printer cartridges through the Funding Factory. Each item recycled in the program gives the university points that are used to purchase equipment for the Child Care Center. To recycle a printer cartridge, drop the cartridge in one of the RecycALL plus containers located in every residence hall lobby, or one of the octagon-shaped green and white collection boxes at the locations listed below.


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

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