|Submission Date||April 26, 2016|
|0.31 / 3.00||
UNCW collects source separated recyclables from each building and in many outside locations on campus and maintains a recycling depot where large amounts may be dropped off. There is an e-cycling program for electronics and batteries as well as light bulbs are collected by EH&S. UNCW has participated in RecycleMania for years, often placing first in the CAA. In the last three years, UNCW has:
upgraded it's depot,
bought bailers capable of crushing bottles with lids,
purchased a dehydrator for soil amendment,
started diverting pre-consumer food wast from the main dining hall,
completely eliminated plastic bags on campus (except where required by franchise)
eliminated plastic bottles from move-in an replaced them with reusable bottles and refilling stations
started zero-waste events
In 2015, UNCW started sending pre-consumer organics from the main dining hall, Wagoner, to a composting facility. Also, one of the smaller dining halls has been equipped with a dehydrator for pre-consumer organics.
|Yes or No|
|Paper, plastics, glass, metals, and other recyclable containers||Yes|
|Food for animals||No|
|Plant materials composting||No|
|Animal bedding composting||No|
|White goods (i.e. appliances)||No|
|Residence hall move-in/move-out waste||No|
Materials disposed in the landfill is based off of a calculation from what UNCW was charged and price/ton. UNCW does not have a method of weighing trucks before and after they pick up waste.
Materials diverted does not contain surplused items. While these are inventoried, they are not weighed.
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