Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Tavey Capps
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2015
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Duke University
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Tavey Capps
Environmental Sustainability Director
Office of the Executive Vice President
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
0 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated :
0 Tons

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:

Duke has made significant commitments to green design and construction, including a commitment that all new construction and major renovations will achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™) Certification standards, with a goal of LEED™ Silver. Duke currently has 29 LEED™ certified buildings and 9 buildings registered with LEED™ for future certification. 27% of Duke University’s total square footage is registered or certified LEED™.

As part of the LEED certification process contractors are required to develop a construction waste management plan to recycle and/or salvage C&D waste. This is happening as part of the LEED process at Duke but the reporting structure has not been set up to capture the tonnage details from all projects across campus.

http://sustainability.duke.edu/campus_initiatives/buildings/index.html


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