|Submission Date||Feb. 20, 2013|
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
OP-17: Waste Reduction
Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
Weight of materials composted, performance year :
Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
On-campus residents, 2005:
Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
On-campus residents, performance year:
Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to waste-reduction goals, such as zero waste:
A brief description of the plan of action to achieve waste reduction goals:
Increase education and awareness of the campus community regarding their purchasing practices as well as how to appropriately dispose of their various wastes. Improve the campus reuse and recycling infrastructure. Participate in Recyclemania. Establish waste reduction goals in both the UNCG Sustainability Matrix and within UNCG's Climate Action Plan.
The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:
Population numbers are available via the Office of Institutional Research. The Fact Book and the Common Data Set reports contain most of the information used here. Information was also received from Mark Davenport of the Office of Institutional Research. Recycling information was submitted by Ben Kunka, OWRR. Baseline year = 2005-06; performance year = 2011-12.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE
staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.