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Waste audit of the Great Hall in the Student Life Centre

TitleWaste audit of the Great Hall in the Student Life Centre
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsClarke, A., M. Jajko, and S. Droeske
KeywordsStudent Life Centre, waste, waste audit, waste disposal, waste management
Abstract

The purpose of this research project is to determine how the waste from the Tim Horton’s in the Student Life Centre influences the amount of garbage that is collected in the Great Hall. The results of our waste audit will determine the conclusions that we develop. We hope to come up with solutions that will allow the garbage to be disposed of in a more sustainable manner. If this is achieved, then our ideas can be implemented in a larger scale on campus in relevant areas. The purpose of choosing the Great Hall in the Student Life Centre was because of the manageable amount of garbage and the existing physical boundaries allowed it to be separated from other areas of the Student Life Centre. As well, the Great Hall is located in close proximity to the Tim Horton’s. The amount of garbage allowed for a reasonably large sample to give valid and reliable results while allowing the amount of garbage to be managed without a lot of difficulty… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca