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

University of California, Riverside
OP-18: Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Cook
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Materials recycled, composted, reused, donated, re-sold, or otherwise diverted :
1,894.61 Tons

Materials disposed in a solid waste landfill or incinerator :
2,122.91 Tons

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

UC Sustainable Practices Policy set goals for 75% diversion by 2012. UCR uses interns provided by the Green Campus Action Plan to engage students in sustainable practices, as well as participating in the annual RecycleMania competition. A new transfer station is being prepared to handle and track waste at the building level.


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.