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Waste Reduction

 

Compost Facility

 

Benchmarks

 

5. Reduce solid waste

Compost Facility

The Zero Waste Initiative

7. Increase recycling rates

15. Improve identification and proper handling of hazardous waste

20. Increase the percentage of paper products on campus that include post-consumer recycled content.

24. Encourage use of sustainable and/or recyclable materials and containers in place of polystyrene by developing environmentally preferable purchasing guidelines

30. Provide information to diners regarding sustainability-attributes of food options

31. Develop sustainability guidelines for concessionaires and franchisees

32. Increase food donations to local service organizations

34. Implement notification system for local service organizations regarding availability of surplus items

 

Interested in these topics? Join SOUL's Waste Reduction sub-group! More information on their webpage.