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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 Silver
Overall Score 50.82
Liaison Mary-lee Townsend
Submission Date Sept. 11, 2014
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STARS v1.2

Fanshawe College
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.73 / 3.00 Marion Dietze
Manager, Custodial, Parking, Grounds and Support Services
Facilities Operations and Sustainability
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
435.18 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
317.58 Tons

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

There is signage on all bins representing how to properly divert waste; student outreach programs and events are held in hallways and are facilitated by the Environmental Coordinator from Hurleys; education of staff working in campus eateries is essential and done on a regular basis to make sure all pre-consumer waste is properly diverted.


The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.