|Submission Date||April 27, 2011|
University of Mount Union
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program
Director of Physical Plant
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 all 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:
E-waste is recycled responsibly at Mount Union through the Physical Plant and Information Technology departments working together. Only full-time university employees perform this work. Handling of the E-waste requires the use of personal protective equipment. Care is taken to protect the environment during the temporary storage of E-waste and during its transportation to the recycling location.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:
All electronic waste generated by the University of Mount Union is recycled. The institiution generated E-waste is temporarily stored in a locked and secure location by the Inforamtion Technology Department. Physical Plant helps transport all E-waste to an Alliance area facility authorized to process E-waste recycling.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
Students are informed and encouraged to participate in the institution's E-waste recycling program. They can drop off any E-waste Monday-Friday at the Information Technology Help Desk or at the Physical Plant.
The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available: