Starting in the Spring of 2009, the WWU Chapter of Air and Waste Management Association, the AS Recycle Center, and the Office of Sustainability began conducting quarterly waste audits on campus. The goal of the audits is to support a Zero Waste Western by informing decision making with data characterizing the different types of materials in campus landfill bins. Other partners include Academic Custodial Services, and Grounds Maintenance.
In the Winter of 2015 Zero Waste Western worked with Eco Reps to conduct audits on dorm communities. The goal was to gather data to support the expansion of composting facilities in these areas.
Edens & Higginson Waste Audit Data
Fairhaven Waste Audit Data
Nash Waste Audit Data