Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 33.32
Liaison James Taylor
Submission Date Sept. 25, 2012
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STARS v1.2

University of North Florida
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.41 / 5.00 James Taylor
Coordinator
Environmental Center
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
95.85 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
1,234 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
228 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
1,010 Tons

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
July 2011 to June 2012

On-campus residents, 2005:
2,643

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
8,875

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
5,298

On-campus residents, performance year:
2,917

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
9,904

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
5,220

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
July 2011-June2012

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to waste-reduction goals, such as zero waste:
Yes

A brief description of the plan of action to achieve waste reduction goals:

UNF is currently trying to achieve a 75% diversion rate by the year 2025, which is a goal initiated by Governor Charlie Crist.


The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:

Because of the collection method at the time, UNF does not have detailed information on total amount of trash collected from 2005. There is detailed information about recycling totals however. An estimate for 2005 was calculated using information from 2010-2012.

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