|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||June 29, 2011|
OP-18: Waste Diversion
|0.83 / 3.00||
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate:
Beginning in 2010 Yale University began collecting food waste from all its dining facilities which is taken to a composting facility in the state.
Yale's Spring Salvage collects items from undergraduates at the end of the academic school year and donates items to local non-profits.
Scrap metal is separated from municipal solid waste as a diversion strategy.
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