|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||May 3, 2013|
University of California, San Diego
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program
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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?:
Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:
A list of how to dispose of campus-generated wastes properly is provided by Environmental Health and Safety at http://blink.ucsd.edu/safety/research-lab/hazardous-waste/electronics.html
For example, the website states that "Federal and state laws prohibit disposal of universal wastes, including electronic devices (e-waste), in the regular trash. Universal wastes generated at UC San Diego are collected by the Environmental Management Facility for recycling or disposal as hazardous waste. If your waste is not campus-generated, see Privately owned universal wastes below for city and county disposal options."
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:
The disposal of monitors, televisions, and other electronic devices owned by UC San Diego is managed through the Campus Asset Management System (CAMS). More information about the policy can be found on the following link:
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
UC San Diego’s Housing and Dining Services has developed a web site that provides resident students specific information on how to recycle electronic items within their residence halls or apartment community. The website streamlines the process using illustrations, links, and maps.
The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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