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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 Jeff Johnson
Submission Date March 6, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Miami University
IN-1: Innovation 1

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Yvette Kline
Dir. Sustainability & Energy Conservation
Physical Facilities
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A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome :

Miami University, through the Lean process improvement method, has piloted three innovative advances in solid waste collection on campus: pizza box compost collection in residence halls; collection of both landfill (trash) and compostable materials in outdoor bins that formerly collected just trash; and replacement of office trash cans and liners with smaller, linerless handbaskets as an option of a way to collect and transport personal waste to resource recovery areas.


A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise:
The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
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