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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 Bronze
Overall Score 40.28
Liaison Charles McClaugherty
Submission Date April 27, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Mount Union
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Blaine Lewis
Director of Physical Plant
Physical Physical
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Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by the institution and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic ... (Yes)

Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic waste generated by students and take measures to ensure that the electronic waste is recycled responsibly?:
Does the institution have a program in place to recycle, reuse, and/or refurbish all electronic ... (Yes)

A brief description of steps taken to ensure that e-waste is recycled responsibly, workers’ basic safety is protected, and environmental standards are met:

E-waste is recycled responsibly at Mount Union through the Physical Plant and Information Technology departments working together. Only full-time university employees perform this work. Handling of the E-waste requires the use of personal protective equipment. Care is taken to protect the environment during the temporary storage of E-waste and during its transportation to the recycling location.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for institution-generated materials:

All electronic waste generated by the University of Mount Union is recycled. The institiution generated E-waste is temporarily stored in a locked and secure location by the Inforamtion Technology Department. Physical Plant helps transport all E-waste to an Alliance area facility authorized to process E-waste recycling.


A brief description of the electronic waste recycling program for student-generated materials :

Students are informed and encouraged to participate in the institution's E-waste recycling program. They can drop off any E-waste Monday-Friday at the Information Technology Help Desk or at the Physical Plant.


The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program is available:
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