Vista USD | BP 3511.1 Business and Noninstructional Operations
Integrated Waste Management
The Board of Trustees believes that the conservation of water, energy and other natural resources as well as the protection of the environment is essential to the health and well-being of the community. The Superintendent or designee shall develop an integrated waste management program to reduce waste, conserve natural resources and protect the environment.
The program shall include specific strategies designed to help the District reduce waste generation and improve efficiency in using natural resources in all areas of its operations.
The Superintendent or designee may collaborate with city, county and state agencies in developing and implementing the District's integrated waste management program.
The Superintendent or designee shall make every effort to identify funding opportunities for the District's integrated waste management program including applying for available grants or other cost-reducing incentives.
The Superintendent or designee shall provide appropriate training opportunities to students and staff regarding the benefits and methods of conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.
17070.96 Leroy F. Greene School Facilities Act of 1996, consideration of high performance standards
17072.35 New construction grants; use for designs and materials for high performance schools
33541 Environmental education
PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
41780 Waste diversion
42649-42649.7 Recycling of commercial solid waste
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 14
17225.12 Commercial solid waste
California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery: http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/ReduceWaste/Schools
California Division of State Architect: http://www.dgs.ca.gov/dsa
California Energy Commission: http://www.energy.ca.gov
California Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.calepa.ca.gov
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: http://www.epa.gov
Policy VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: September 9, 2010 Vista, California