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Waste audit of the Dana Porter Library, 3rd Floor

TitleWaste audit of the Dana Porter Library, 3rd Floor
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsBenkovich, K., J. Hogg, K. Klages, and L. Sulatycki
KeywordsDana Porter Library, University of Waterloo, visual audit, waste audit, waste management system
Abstract

A visual waste audit was conducted on the 3rd floor of the Dan Porter Library, University of Waterloo Campus. This audit was conducted to determine cross contamination levels of garbage and recycling bins on the 3rd floor. The 3rd floor was audited for two weeks during different times of the school term. One audit was conducted for a week in the middle of the term and the other audit was conducted for a week right before the start of the busy exam period. Data were analyzed and final recommendations have been made that may improve the efficiency of the waste management system in the Dana Porter Library… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca