Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 62.73
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

Tufts University
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 5.00 Dawn Quirk
Program Manager, Waste Reduction
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
791.91 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
593 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
1,717.17 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
1,355.23 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
635 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
1,746.01 Tons

On-campus residents, 2005:
3,397
+ Date Revised: July 16, 2012

Full-time, non-residential/commuter students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
8,578
+ Date Revised: July 16, 2012

Part-time, non-residential/commuter students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
1,242
+ Date Revised: July 16, 2012

On-campus residents, performance year:
3,432

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
5,909

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
1,175

The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:

Compost includes both food waste and yard waste. Because yard waste is measured in cubic yards, not tons, we used a conversion factor of 500 lbs per cubic yard, or 4 cubic yards per ton.

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