Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.69
Liaison Ciannat Howett
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Emory University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.64 / 1.00 Taylor Spicer
Programs Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Initiatives
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
1,699.80 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
936 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
64.49

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:

Emory's Sustainability Vision set goals to reduce Emory's total waste stream to 95% by 2025, and composting, recycling, or reusing at least 95% of building construction material. In congruence with this vision and Emory’s LEED building policies, Campus Services, in partnership with various recyclers, has set high standards for construction and demolition waste diversion that are followed by Emory’s construction contractors.


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 reported for 2018-2019 fiscal year.

C&D and landfill tonnages for The Emory Clinic could not be retrieved from the vendor. The totals for this credit include waste from major renovations and building projects completed by Emory University, Emory University Hospital, and Emory University Hospital Tower during the reporting year.

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