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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 John Cook
Submission Date May 31, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of California, Riverside
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Cook
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
5,121.68 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
2,341.07 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
1,894.61 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
238.59 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
1,880.92 Tons

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
07/01/2011-06/30/2012

On-campus residents, 2005:
4,126

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
16,054

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
481

On-campus residents, performance year:
6,142

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
19,284

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
520

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
September 30, 2011- August 2012

Indication of whether institution has a stated commitment to waste-reduction goals, such as zero waste:
Yes

A brief description of the plan of action to achieve waste reduction goals:

MSW
2010 50% diversion
2012 75% diversion
2020 95% diversion - net zero
C&D
2010 75% diversion
2012 95% diversion


The website URL where information about the institution’s waste reduction initiatives is available:

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