Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.22
Liaison Ryan Buchholdt
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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University of Alaska Anchorage
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 1.00 Paula Williams
Sustainability Director
Office of Sustainability
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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 all electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
No

A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:

Our janitorial staff is instructed not to allow electronic waste to be placed in waste bins. It is taken out and left with the department disposing of it with a note that the department must contact General Support Services (GSS).


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

General Support Services (GSS) takes the items and, if they are still functioning, has IT scrub any memory on the device. It is then offered for sale to the public at our surplus sales.

If the item does not sell, we pay a local business, Total Reclaim, to recycle the items. Total Reclaim has received recognition for assuring that electronics are responsibly recycled.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
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The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:

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