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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.

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Liaison Leslie Kruser
Submission Date Feb. 18, 2012
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Judson University
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

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Complete Expired Leslie Kruser
Assistant Professor
Business
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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:

Judson has been replacing mercury filled thermostats with non-mercury thermostats. We also try to use less phosphates in the fertilizers and less corrosive salts for the winter.


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

We safely dispose of the following waste:
• Mercury for florescent lamps (we use a bulb eater the separates the glass from the mercury)
• We recycle old mercury thermostats
• We recycle old batteries
• We recycle used Motor oils
• We recycle used cooking grease
• We also safely dispose of unused chemicals in the science building


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

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