Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.35
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date March 30, 2016
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STARS v2.0

American University
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.92 / 1.00 Helen Lee
Sustaianbility Programs Intern
Office of Sustainability
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
139.16 Tons
+ Date Revised: May 27, 2016

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated :
11.38 Tons
+ Date Revised: May 27, 2016

A brief description of programs, policies, infrastructure investments, outreach efforts, and/or other factors that contributed to the diversion rate for construction and demolition waste:

The University has a green building policy and a zero waste to landfill and incineration policy.

All small renovations and maintenance done by university facilities fall under the 139.16 tons of C&D waste reported here. Examples include ceiling tiles, electronic light ballasts, scrap wood. 57.03 of the 139.16 tons of ongoing C&D waste was scrap metal that was recycled.

+ Date Revised: May 27, 2016

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