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Durable Good Transfers (In Progress)

Project History

  • 12/17/2014

    Morgan/Ben, I am supportive of the idea of a web based bulletin board for available supplies and equipment.  I think it would be a great tool for units to use.   I do think the proposed site would need to explicitly state that all supplies and equ

  • 11/25/2014

    Perhaps our campus should have something like Freecycle for the campus?  People could post extra supplies and small equipment (non-inventory) that they no longer need, along with their contact info, and other people could browse for things.  It mi

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Description

One of the current steps in the system for the disposal of durable goods is transfer of such goods within University departments. This is a positive action, from a sustainability standpoint, since it allows for reuse of goods with little transportation emissions.

Part of the 2010 iCAP strategies related to Purchasing/ Waste/ Recycling was to improve internal reuse policies. The University is working to improve such policies, which includes increasing department-to-department durable good transfers.

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