Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 58.86
Liaison Jonathan Rausseo
Submission Date April 10, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of Ottawa
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Brigitte Morin
Waste Diversion Coordinator
physical resources service
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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?:
Yes

Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:
Since about 1995, the University of Ottawa recycles e-waste through companies that follow policies and receive funds from the Ontario Stewardship program that put in place a tax on whatever electronic article you buy so the recycling is free. When employees and students wish to recycle their e-waste, they can either see the I.T. of their department or deposit their batteries on/in the recycling counters.

A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:
The e-waste is recycled through a private company who abides by the stringent OES rules.

A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :
The e-waste is collected on top of recycling counters and the batteries in the boxes attached to the sides of the counters. They are then collected, reused or taken apart, and recycled/reused.

The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Contact: BRIGITTE MORIN COORDONNATRICE DU RECYCLAGE - WASTE DIVERSION COORDINATOR | SERVICE DES IMMEUBLES | UNIVERSITÉ D’OTTAWA | 141 LOUIS-PASTEUR PVT. | 613.562.5800 x 3997 | www.durable.uOttawa.ca - www.sustainable.uOttawa.ca

Contact:
BRIGITTE MORIN
COORDONNATRICE DU RECYCLAGE - WASTE DIVERSION COORDINATOR | SERVICE DES IMMEUBLES | UNIVERSITÉ D’OTTAWA | 141 LOUIS-PASTEUR PVT. | 613.562.5800 x 3997 | www.durable.uOttawa.ca - www.sustainable.uOttawa.ca

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