The purchase order was completed for piloting the GreenQ monitoring system.
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Measure Waste Levels in Dumpsters (Cancelled)
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Facilities & Services Waste Management handles trash and recycling pick-up for the majority of campus facilities. The exterior garbage and recycling dumpsters are emptied on a regular schedule, by campus drivers working for the Waste Transfer
Establish a Net Zero Waste Plan and Policy
- Appropriately Staff Zero Waste Efforts
- Measure Waste Levels in Dumpsters
- Plan for Organic Waste
- Track Waste from Frontload Trucks
- Use Landfills with Methane-capture Technology
- Waste Stream Characterization Study Phase 1
- Waste Stream Characterization Study Phase 2
- Waste Stream Characterization Study Phase 3
Facilities & Services Waste Management handles trash and recycling pick-up for the majority of campus facilities. The exterior garbage and recycling dumpsters are emptied on a regular schedule, by campus drivers working for the Waste Transfer Station.
F&S is implementing a six month pilot program to install monitoring sensors on the lift arms of one waste hauling truck.
As of Fall 2014, there was no tracking for the waste volumes within individual trash or recycling dumpsters. In 2015, a pilot project was completed using enevo sensors to measure waste levels in dumpsters. The resulting data was useful, but at the time trucks were on fixed routes and suggested efficiency improvements could not be implemented. The FY19 pilot puts sensors on trucks, rather than on each dumpster. Truck route optimization is the key goal.
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Project Leader:Pete Varney
- Morgan White
- Shawn Patterson
- Shantanu Pai
- Maddy Liberman
Proposed November 14, 2014Proposed by Shantanu PaiApproved December 12, 2014Approved by Tracy OsbyStarted September 12, 2018Started by Pete VarneyCompleted by NOT Completed -- Stalled due to complications associated with the COVID-19 pandemic