|Submission Date||Aug. 20, 2011|
University of Northern British Columbia
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program
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:
Materials are collected on specific days, to a secure portion of the shipping warehouse. Materials are sent to a qualified contractor for appropriate disposal. Lamps are crushed and separated for recycling in a purpose-built piece of equipment.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:
Off-warranty electronic equipment is re-sold, materials that cannot be re-sold are sent to a qualified vendor for appropriate recycling.
A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
Students can deliver spent batteries, toner cartidges and light bulbs to the Green University Centre. Computers and other electronic devices can eb delivered to the institutional e-waste program on the specific drop-off days.
The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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