Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.82
Liaison Eric Boles
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Arkansas
OP-23: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.49 / 3.00 Gary Enzor
Razorback Recycling
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Materials diverted from the solid waste landfill or incinerator:
402.65 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
2,065.77 Tons

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 donations Yes
Food for animals Yes
Food composting Yes
Cooking oil Yes
Plant materials composting Yes
Animal bedding composting No
Batteries Yes
Light bulbs Yes
Toner/ink-jet cartridges Yes
White goods (i.e. appliances) Yes
Laboratory equipment ---
Furniture Yes
Residence hall move-in/move-out waste Yes
Scrap metal Yes
Pallets ---
Motor oil ---
Tires ---

Other materials that the institution includes in its waste diversion efforts:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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