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Waste Audits

MU produces an average of 17 tons of waste each day and of that, only 20 percent of those materials are being recycled. Therefore, waste audits are vital for our campus community as we try to understand how well each building is recycling at MU and how we can better serve building coordinators and departments so they can in turn improve upon possible areas of weakness. Individuals who volunteer with this portion of our office will sort, weigh and calculate waste and recycling bags so please wear clothes that you are comfortable to move around in. Shifts will be during the weekdays, after determining what times work best for our waste audit coordinators. We will provide gloves, aprons and cleaning materials.  

Fall 2019 Waste Audit Schedule

The fall semester audits will run from October 15 to November 21 on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday schedule. On Mondays the audit will go from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Tuesdays and Thursdays the audit will go from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. For more information and to sign up for a shift, please visit: