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Title:Waste Stream Characterization Study Phase 2
Author(s):University of Illinois. Prairie Research Institute. Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. Technical Assistance Program
Contributor(s):Pai, Shantanu; Scrogum, Joy; Bartles, Bart
Subject(s):University of Illinois -- Waste characterization
Geographic Coverage:Urbana, IL
Abstract:The primary deliverable of this proposed project is to provide a detailed waste characterization assessment for three facilities located throughout the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. Lincoln Avenue Residence Halls (LAR), Business Instructional Facility (BIF), Roger Adams Laboratory(RAL) are facilities that will be characterized.

This proposal builds upon the initial waste characterizations conducted in the Spring of 2013 for four buildings: Henry Administration Building, Alice Campbell Alumni Center, Swanlund Administration Building, and Illini Union Bookstore.

The objective of the assessments is to characterize the waste generated from a Lab building, a classroom building and a housing building. The primary goal of the waste stream characterization study is to provide UIUC with an accurate and precise baseline measurement of the solid waste generated at each facility type. ISTC will assist F&S in identifying and implementing practices and technologies that will reduce waste, increase landfill diversion, increase recycling revenues, and decrease waste disposal costs. These efforts will help UIUC to become an example of a sustainable campus, and will provide new learning and teaching opportunities for the university and community at large.
Issue Date:2015-11
Publisher:Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
Series/Report:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Waste Characterization
Zero Waste Project Report
Genre:Technical Report
Sponsor:University of Illinois Student Sustainability Committee
Date Available in IDEALS:2021-03-31

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