EPEAT® - 4.9.3.3

End-of-life management of plastic consumables (4.9.3.3)

4.9.3.3 - In 2013, a total of 540 metric tons of plastic was collected via our recycling programs. Specific details regarding the quantity of plastic collected and corresponding end-of-life management method used are demonstrated below.

End-of-Life Management Method Weight (metric tons) for 2013
Plastic materials recycled : 479.80 (89%)
Waste-to-energy : 61.12 (11%)
Incineration : zero
Landfill : zero

As noted above, 11% (less than 25%) of the plastic collected was sent to waste-to-energy and none of the plastic collected was either incinerated or sent to a landfill.