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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Corey Hawkey
Submission Date July 29, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Arizona State University
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Betty Lombardo
Manager
University Sustainability Practices
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Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste and seek to minimize the presence of these materials on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

All waste are documented and categorized to disposal, reuse or recycle. Flammable liquids are mixed for energy recovery. non-regulated chemicals are subtracted from the hazardous waste program. Light bulbs are collected and de-engineered for recycling. Used oils are segregated for recycling.


A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

The University has an aggressive hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste program that is mandated by written policy, implemented by a funded program employing 6 full time university employee environmental professionals. All wastes are collected, and moved into a central accumulation area where the material are packaged for off-site transport to fully licensed hazardous waste disposal facilities (TSDFs). or recycling centers.


The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:

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