Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.95
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of San Diego
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Arthur Atkinson
Manager
E-waste Collection Center
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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:

The University of San Diego is home to the only non-profit e-waste collection center in San Diego, the University of San Diego Electronics Recycling Center (ERC).
The center is staffed by students and professional staff who are trained on how to safely process the waste, such as PPE use. The waste that can be reused is sold and the remainder is recycled through CalMicro, a professional E-waste disposal company.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:

The Electronic Recycling Center center collects and recycles e-waste of the institution, students and the wider community. There is a pick-up service to pick-up e-waste from residences and businesses. Because the E-Waste Collection Center is a registered non-profit, any donations are tax-deductible, which provides the residence or business an additional incentive to ‘donate’ their unwanted E-waste.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :

The E-Waste center collects and recycles e-waste of the institution, students and the wider community. There is a pick-up service to pick-up E-waste from residences and businesses. Because the E-Waste Collection Center is a registered non-profit, any donations are tax-deductible, which provides the residence or business an additional incentive to ‘donate’ their unwanted E-waste.


The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:

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