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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 Eric O'Brien
Submission Date March 1, 2013
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STARS v1.1

University of Northern Iowa
OP-17: Waste Reduction

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Eric O'Brien
University Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Weight of materials recycled, 2005 baseline year :
133.67 Tons

Weight of materials composted, 2005 baseline year :
113.75 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, 2005 baseline year :
1,636.50 Tons

Weight of materials recycled, performance year :
565.16 Tons

Weight of materials composted, performance year :
167.12 Tons

Weight of materials disposed as garbage, performance year :
1,425.71 Tons

On-campus residents, 2005:
4,777

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
7,197

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, 2005:
2,650

On-campus residents, performance year:
4,891

Non-residential/commuter full-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
6,465

Non-residential/commuter part-time students, faculty, and staff members, performance year:
2,600

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

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.