Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 32.74
Liaison William Hargrove
Submission Date April 29, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Texas at El Paso
OP-23: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.03 / 3.00 Jenny Fraire
Director
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Materials diverted from the solid waste landfill or incinerator:
20 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
2,000 Tons

A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate, including efforts made during the previous three years:

Miner Recycling System proposed plan for second hand commodities to be diverted from the landfill.


A brief description of any food donation programs employed by the institution:

Sodexo, the University's food service vendor, has a program in place.


A brief description of any pre-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:

N/A


A brief description of any post-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:

n/a


Does the institution include the following materials in its waste diversion efforts?:
Yes or No
Paper, plastics, glass, metals, and other recyclable containers Yes
Food donations Yes
Food for animals No
Food composting No
Cooking oil Yes
Plant materials composting No
Animal bedding composting No
Batteries Yes
Light bulbs No
Toner/ink-jet cartridges Yes
White goods (i.e. appliances) No
Laboratory equipment Yes
Furniture Yes
Residence hall move-in/move-out waste Yes
Scrap metal Yes
Pallets Yes
Motor oil Yes
Tires Yes

Other materials that the institution includes in its waste diversion efforts:
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