Office of Sustainability

Biodegradable Waste Management Feasibility Study for Humboldt State University

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Abstract: 
Project attemps to assess the feasibility of possible strategies aimed at reducing waste generation and diversion from landfills on the campus of Humboldt State University. Document includes discussions pros and cons of on-site versus off-site locations, anaerobic digestion, composting, operation and maintenance costs and educational benefits of possible implementation methods. Contains brief section on applicable regulations and restrictions.
Problem Statement: 
Develop methods for the diversion of biodegradable waste generated at HSU from landfills and overall solid waste reduction.
Authors: 
Aydee Virgen
Marissa Chappell
Hilary Coile
Carrie Alexander
Course Code: 
ENVS 411
Instructor: 
Richard Hansis
Date: 
fall 2007
Data: 
existing
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