Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.06
Liaison Meredith Moore
Submission Date March 17, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
OP-23: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.93 / 3.00 Stephanie Lage
Assistant Director
Ctr for Sustainable Environment
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Materials diverted from the solid waste landfill or incinerator:
2,447.76 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
5,425.97 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:
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A brief description of any food donation programs employed by the institution:

Prepared and unserved foods are donated to Salvation Army Stepping Stone, The Times Center and other organizations (Center for Women in Transition, etc). Raw, unprepared foods are donated to the Eastern Illinois Food Bank.


A brief description of any pre-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:

Aerobic digesters are used in the dining halls.


A brief description of any post-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
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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 ---
Food composting ---
Cooking oil Yes
Plant materials composting ---
Animal bedding composting ---
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 Yes
Motor oil Yes
Tires Yes

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