Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Virginia Commonwealth University
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.49 / 5.00 Steve Heinitz
Recycling Manager
Physical Plant
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Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
793.25 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
3,418.29 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
1,170.46 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
62.78 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
2,798.84 Tons

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
Jan 2011- Dec 2011

On-campus residents, 2005:
4,706

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
23,884

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
10,453

On-campus residents, performance year:
4,986

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
29,203

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
8,842

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
FY 2010-2011

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to waste-reduction goals, such as zero waste:
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A brief description of the plan of action to achieve waste reduction goals:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:

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