Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.45
Liaison Kristina Hughes
Submission Date May 10, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Nebraska at Omaha
OP-23: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.56 / 3.00 Patrick Wheeler
Environmental Advocate/Sustainability Champion
EHS
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
574.34 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:

New cans have been purchased and distributed across campus for collecting recyclables and waste in the same location. That and efforts to educate incoming students have created a culture where recycling is now an expectation and cultural norm.


A brief description of any food donation programs employed by the institution:
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A brief description of any pre-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
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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 ---
Food for animals ---
Food composting ---
Cooking oil Yes
Plant materials composting Yes
Animal bedding composting ---
Batteries Yes
Light bulbs Yes
Toner/ink-jet cartridges Yes
White goods (i.e. appliances) Yes
Laboratory equipment Yes
Furniture Yes
Residence hall move-in/move-out waste Yes
Scrap metal Yes
Pallets Yes
Motor oil No
Tires Yes

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