Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.09
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 10, 2021

STARS v2.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.77 / 1.00 Renee Theroux-Keech
Interim Director
Office of Facilities Management & Planning
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
34.74 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
10.09 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
77.49

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:

Bleacher repair project: In spring 2021, 14.11 tons of steel and 20.625 tons of wood were recycled from the gymnasium bleachers which otherwise would have been demolished. The wood pallets were recycled or reused by the contractor. The cardboard was recycled using our dumpster. There were two small 6-yard dumpsters (10.092 tons of materials) that went to Willimantic Waste to be landfilled or incinerated.

No buildings were renovated or constructed in Fiscal Year 2021. Newly constructed or renovated buildings are governed by the CT High Performance Building Requirements which are equivalent to LEED Silver or above.
The CT High Performance Building Requirements:
https://www.ct.gov/deep/lib/deep/energy/buildingstandards/compliancemanualhighperformancebuildings.pdf


Website URL where information about the institution’s C&D waste diversion efforts is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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FY21.

Information for this credit was provided by Renee Theroux-Keech, Director of Facilities Management & Planning.

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