Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.51
Liaison Jessica Davis
Submission Date Oct. 31, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.90 / 1.00 Somsri Bond
Architect
Capital Planning
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
3,163.16 Tons

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

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
89.74

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:

Indiana University incorporates green principles in all phases of a building's life cycle and is dedicated to developing and renovating buildings that use resources efficiently and create healthy environments.
https://cpf.iu.edu/capital-projects/leed-projects/index.html

Demolition specifications related to building construction and demolition state, "To the greatest extent possible and in compliance with state or federal rules and laws, items that can be reused, recycled or resold shall be separated from the waste stream and diverted to be reused, recycled or resold."

When possible, items are removed prior to demolition and sent to the IUPUI Surplus Store for resale and reuse. Other materials are reused in new buildings. As all new construction and major renovation is LEED certified, procedures are in place for the separation and recycling or reuse of non-hazardous materials and required for all related contractors for LEED Construction Projects.

Data provided is for the construction of the IUPUI North Hall LEED certified Silver in 2019. https://cpf.iu.edu/capital-projects/leed-projects/silver-projects/north-hall-iupui.html


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Additional documentation to support the submission:

Indiana University incorporates green principles in all phases of a building's life cycle and is dedicated to developing and renovating buildings that use resources efficiently and create healthy environments.
https://cpf.iu.edu/capital-projects/leed-projects/index.html

Demolition specifications related to building construction and demolition state, "To the greatest extent possible and in compliance with state or federal rules and laws, items that can be reused, recycled or resold shall be separated from the waste stream and diverted to be reused, recycled or resold."

When possible, items are removed prior to demolition and sent to the IUPUI Surplus Store for resale and reuse. Other materials are reused in new buildings. As all new construction and major renovation is LEED certified, procedures are in place for the separation and recycling or reuse of non-hazardous materials and required for all related contractors for LEED Construction Projects.

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