As hubs of progressive and innovative activities, universities can employ environmental practices and position themselves as an attractive, cost effective, sustainable campus to potential students, supporters, and surrounding communities. RRS assists universities in moving toward zero waste goals by creating and implementing plans for waste reduction, recycling and organics recovery.
|Recovery Program Planning & Optimization||Zero Waste Planning/Goal Setting/Assessments|
|Organics Management||Metrics, Tracking & Reporting|
|Waste Assessments/Audits/Sorts||Communications Planning & Outreach|
|Contracting/Service Provider Assistance|
University of South Carolina: Waste sort/audit, full-cost accounting analysis.
University of Michigan: Waste characterization, compost program expansion.
Clemson University: Recycling master plan.
Michigan State University: Planning and business case for recycling and surplus materials management facility.
University of Michigan/BASF: Zero waste action plan for athletics facility.