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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 Michele Hebert
Submission Date Aug. 26, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Alaska Fairbanks
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Darrin Edson
Superintendent of Operations
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
445.36 Tons

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

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

Year to date figures for 2011 (January 1 to August 15th). Materials recycled include plastics, paper, aluminum, and glass. Also included are all materials signed out to departments by Surplus for reuse.

Also recycled on campus: paper, cardboard, plastics, glass, aluminum, ink/ toner cartridges, e-waste, batteries, clothing, coal ash and Dining service's protein scraps, food waste, and cooking oil.

http://www.uaf.edu/sustainability/getinvolved/recycle/


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.