|Submission Date||Feb. 12, 2015|
University of Arkansas
OP-23: Waste Diversion
Materials diverted from the solid waste landfill or incinerator:
Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate, including efforts made during the previous three years:
Razorback Recycling collects paper, cardboard, cans & bottles, and other items from campus users.
A brief description of any food donation programs employed by the institution:
Razorback Food Recovery collects and donates unused food to the NWA Food Pantry and local nonprofits.
A brief description of any pre-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
Compass' Trim Trax program sorts pre-consumer food waste in all campus food courts. This food is then composted at the agricultural center using Earth Tub Technology.
A brief description of any post-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
Chartwells delivers coffee grounds to the Sustainability House, where Student Club "Wasteful Thinking" dumps them to compost. The compost is used by Grounds Maintenance.
Does the institution include the following materials in its waste diversion efforts?:
|Yes or No|
|Paper, plastics, glass, metals, and other recyclable containers||Yes|
|Food for animals||Yes|
|Plant materials composting||Yes|
|Animal bedding composting||No|
|White goods (i.e. appliances)||Yes|
|Residence hall move-in/move-out waste||Yes|
Other materials that the institution includes in its waste diversion efforts:
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