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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 Stephenie Presseller
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Moraine Valley Community College
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
Sustainability
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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 campus fleet and career programs automotive materials are disposed of by state mandates. Light-bulbs, paints and other materials are all disposed of through contracted entities providing safe disposal.
The College has started to collect batteries, dry-cell and lithium (rechargable), as well as dry erase markers, and other writing utensils.
Classroom laboratory chemicals are handled by a contractor and limited use whenever possible.


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

see above.


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