Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Why Reduce, Reuse, Recycle?
Chapter 2: Energy and Resource Conservation
Chapter 3: Zero Waste Campus Toolkit
Chapter 4: How to Start a Recycling Program
Chapter 5: Funding
Chapter 6: Which Materials Can be Recycled?
Chapter 7: Solid Waste Audits
Chapter 8: Tracking Materials and Cost Benefits
Chapter 9: Marketing Recyclables
Chapter 10: Commingling and Single Stream Collection
Chapter 11: Buy Recycled and Environmentally Preferable Products
Chapter 12: Special Materials, Chemical and Hazardous Wastes
Chapter 13: Construction and Demolition Recycling
Chapter 14: Composting
Chapter 15: Bioplastics
Chapter 16: Legislative Compliance
Chapter 17: Policies
Chapter 18: Contracts
Chapter 19: Involving Students, Faculty, and Staff
Chapter 20: Committees
Chapter 21: Networking and Outreach
Chapter 22: Grassroots
Chapter 23: Education and Promotion- Getting the Word Out
Chapter 24: Education to Action
Chapter 25: Housing
Chapter 26: Recycling in the Kitchen
Chapter 27: Printing Departments
Chapter 28: Zero Waste Events
Chapter 29: Reuse Exchanges and Waste Reduction
Chapter 30: Campus Sustainability
Appendix 1: Cardinal Rules of Zero Waste and Recycling Programs
Appendix 2: UO Green Office Audit

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