Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.92
Liaison Tom Kovacs
Submission Date Sept. 30, 2022

STARS v2.2

Eastern Michigan University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.59 / 1.00 Thomas Kovacs
Professor
Geography and Geology
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
1,126 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
780 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
59.08

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:

Strong Hall renovation completed in 2019 was certified as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) v. 4.0 certification. Many of the finish materials have been locally based and selected from renewable sources. The landscaping consists of native plants and is designed to reduce paving and increase plant materials.

• Eastern Michigan University includes waste diversion specifications within capital project effort and contracts.
• LEED Certified or above projects have attained waste diversion certification requirements
• Fixtures, Furnishings and Equipment waste also diverted at end of useful life and through replacements in capital projects.


Website URL where information about the institution’s C&D waste diversion efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data provided by Robert Densic with the help of a consultant in a report completed April 5, 2022 and emailed to Tom Kovacs.

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