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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 Mary Beth McGrew
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Cincinnati
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Claire Sweigart
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
4,824.98 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
4,773 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
1,920.04 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
0 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
3,901.32 Tons

List the start and end dates of the waste reduction performance year:
January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012

On-campus residents, 2005:
3,270

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
24,282

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
5,157

On-campus residents, performance year:
4,702

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
25,979

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
5,035

Time period for weighted campus user (list the consecutive 12 month period that most closely overlaps with waste reduction performance year):
September 1, 2011 - August 31, 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:

As part of UC's strategic plan, the university as set a goal to reach a 70% diversion rate by 2019.


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

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