Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.08
Liaison Michelle Perez
Submission Date May 18, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of California, San Diego
Tier2-5: Compost

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Alonso Noble
Assistant Superintendent
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution compost or mulch waste from grounds keeping, including grass trimmings?:
Yes

A brief description of the composting or mulching program:

The in-house tree crew and seasonal outside tree trimming contractor work in the Housing, Dining and Hospitality areas on campus to chip their cuttings. These wood chips are then used in the landscape for soil moisture retention, erosion control and weed abatement.


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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