|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||March 3, 2017|
Northern Arizona University
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion
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Manager: CAS Construction, Engineering and Inspection
Capital Assets and Services
Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
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:
Northern Arizona University’s current policy requires all major renovation and new construction projects to achieve LEED Gold certification. This requirement ensures that all large-scale projects will establish specific waste diversion goals and strategies, create a tracking mechanism for all major waste streams associated with the project, and divert at least 50% of the project’s total construction and demolition waste.
Northern Arizona University has also initiated a waste tracking program within the Planning, Design and Construction department to encourage higher waste diversion rates for both major and minor renovation and construction projects. *In May 2016, new Technical Standards go into effect which will require contractors to identify waste diversion opportunities and report waste and recycling figures for all construction and renovation projects.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission: