Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.20
Liaison Kimberly Williams
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

George Washington University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Adam Aaronson
Dir Campus Dev Mgmt
Division of Operations
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
2,211 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
553 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
79.99

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:

GW requires all new construction and major renovation projects to divert a minimum of 75% of all construction waste. As part of GW's Ecosystems Enhancement Strategy, the university works with Campus Development and Procurement to ensure that guidelines for responsible disposal of construction debris are clearly highlighted in contracts with vendors.


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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