Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jennifer Bodine
Submission Date April 23, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Weber State University
OP-23: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jennifer Bodine
Sustainability Specialist
Facilities Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
901 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:

We have a comprehensive campus-wide recycling program and our landscape department has a comprehensive composting program for all of our landscape waste.


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

In the summer of 2012 WSU purchased and installed an Earth Tub to compost all of the pre-consumer food waste generated by the kitchen staff at the Shepherd Union. All food prepared for conferences, the campus food court, and the campus buffet (The Wildcat Room) is prepared at the Shepherd Union.


A brief description of any post-consumer food waste composting program employed by the institution:
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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 ---
Food for animals ---
Food composting Yes
Cooking oil ---
Plant materials composting Yes
Animal bedding composting ---
Batteries Yes
Light bulbs Yes
Toner/ink-jet cartridges Yes
White goods (i.e. appliances) Yes
Laboratory equipment ---
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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