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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 Gioia Thompson
Submission Date March 19, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Vermont
OP-20: Electronic Waste Recycling Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Erica Spiegel
Supervisor
UVM Recycling/Solid Waste Office
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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?:
Yes

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

STARS Operation Credit 20 recognizes institutions that have e-waste recycling and/or reuse programs. UVM has programs in place to recycle e-waste generated by the University and the student body. Departments can request for their e-waste to be picked up and recycled and there are 20 locations for students to drop off small electronic waste such as cell phones, batteries, and light bulbs. All waste is sent to a safe facility.


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

STARS Operation Credit 20 recognizes institutions that have e-waste recycling and/or reuse programs. UVM has programs in place to recycle e-waste generated by the University and the student body. Departments can request for their e-waste to be picked up and recycled and there are 20 locations for students to drop off small electronic waste such as cell phones, batteries, and light bulbs. All waste is sent to a safe facility.


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

STARS Operation Credit 20 recognizes institutions that have e-waste recycling and/or reuse programs. UVM has programs in place to recycle e-waste generated by the University and the student body. Departments can request for their e-waste to be picked up and recycled and there are 20 locations for students to drop off small electronic waste such as cell phones, batteries, and light bulbs. All waste is sent to a safe facility.


The website URL where information about the e-waste recycling program 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.