Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.82
Liaison Ryan Ihrke
Submission Date Feb. 23, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Green Mountain College
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.24 / 1.00 Ryan Ihrke
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
0.24 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
0.75 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
24.24

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:

Third party contractors that do most of the construction and demolition on campus are strongly encouraged to divert whatever material they can. The Guidelines for Business Partners policy developed in 2014 helps leverage companies to minimize waste and report their numbers.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The data is from FY 2016, the most recent performance year that the College had a renovation project. The renovation projects were the Waldron Athletic Center's locker rooms and Ackley Hall science labs. The numbers are estimates provided calculated by the facilities director and sustainability director. No major construction has taken place in the past three years.

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