Waste audit of information systems and technology

TitleWaste audit of information systems and technology
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsLampi, D. K.
Keywordsrecycling, University of Waterloo, visual audit, waste, waste audit

This report is a waste audit on 4 offices in the department of Information Systems and technology at the University of Waterloo. The goals of this audit were to aid the Waste Management Co-coordinator in her yearly audits of the University of Waterloo, to determine how effective the present recycling program is in IST and to reduce waste and increase recycling in the offices of the CHIP, MicroCHIP, Helpdesk and the I/O room, thereby reducing costs and increasing environmental awareness. The procedure of this audit includes completing a visual audit of each garbage bin and determining the percentage of waste that is recyclable material. This will happen on Thursday afternoon (the custodians pick up= weekly garbage on Thursday evenings) for 3 weeks. The custodians will place all the garbage from the 4 offices being audited in one place and it will then be weighed the following morning. 3 weeks later the results will be analyzed… For full text, please e-mail sustainability@uwaterloo.ca