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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 Gold
Overall Score 70.03
Liaison Nancy Wilkin
Submission Date May 26, 2014
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STARS v1.1

Royal Roads University
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Brie Haley
Team Member
Bsc
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), 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, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

The volume of hazardous waste is reduced by performing pH modifications and autoclaving for biohazards.


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

All waste is disposed of in a safe manner to prevent hazardous materials from reaching waterways and/or landfills. Hazardous wastes are collected by a third-party haz-waste company.


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