Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.95
Liaison Joan Pauly
Submission Date June 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Berea College
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.90 / 1.00 Joan Pauly
Sustainability Coordinator
Operations & Sustainability
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
583.03 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
67.51 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
89.62

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:

Berea adopted a set of Ecological Renovation Standards that strive for all new and renovated buildings to reach LEED Gold criteria. Inherit in this standard is a strict set construction waste diversion percentages. All of our most recent major new construction and renovation projects have achieved LEED Platinum and three LEED Gold Certifications. In academic year 2014-2015 we diverted 1,888,379 pounds of construction waste from the landfill.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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