Sustainability

Waste Management

Level 1 (1 point each)

StatusLevel OnePoints
We have UTOSS (Use The Other Side Scratch-pads) bins to collect paper, or we keep a scrap paper bin close to our copier/printer area.
*UTOSS
0
In our office, we use and promote the use of inter-office envelopes whenever possible. 0
We have clearly marked recycling bins in all common areas and where there is a trash can present (i.e. kitchens, conference rooms, mail rooms, copy rooms). 0
Every individual work area has a desk-side recycling bin. *Please contact your Building Supervisor for extra bins.
*Find your Building Supervisor
0
In our office, there is a reusable bag in the kitchen or common room that staff can use if needed. 0
Our office follows Western’s guidelines on how to properly dispose of e-waste *Email sustainability@uwo.ca to inquire about disposing of e-waste properly. 0
We have reviewed Western’s recycling procedures in the past 12 months (Poster - Recycling at Western). 0
Reminders are posted in the printer/copier room to reduce paper consumption (Poster- Save Trees). 0
Our office takes part in Office Max (Grand & Toy)'s THINK! program to recycle empty ink and toner cartridges.
* THINK! Program at Western
0
Reminders are posted in the printer/copier room to print in grey scale and fast draft. 0
Total Points0
Total Possible Points10

Level 2 (3 points each)

StatusLevel TwoPoints
Double sided printing, and margins set to 0.5 inches are the default options on all of our computers and/or printers. 0
Grey scale and fast draft printing are the default options on all of our computers and/or printers. 0
We have a designated area in the office where office supplies are stored, shared, and re-used. 0
Recycling bins for both paper and beverage container streams (total of 2) are located at all office events and meetings *Please contact your Building Supervisor for extra bins.
* Find your Building Supervisor
0
Total Points0
Total Possible Points12

Level 3 (5 points each)

StatusLevel ThreePoints
We have looked into ways in which we can reduce our paper consumption as well as our waste output, and have presented the findings at a staff meeting. 0
We have set a goal to go paperless and have mandated that all forms and documents are available online whenever possible. 0
Total Points0
Total Possible Points15

Category Total0
Category Possible32