Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.92
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date Aug. 15, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Western Kentucky University
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.34 / 3.00 Sara Ferguson
Intern
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
265.67 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
2,075.50 Tons

A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate:

purchase of recycling bins
creation of recycling coordinator position
move out stuff collection
move-in cardboard collection
institution-wide plastics recycling started


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