Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.27
Liaison Sarah Mittlefehldt
Submission Date Feb. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

Northern Michigan University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.65 / 1.00 Brandon Sager
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
9,141 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
4,898 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
65.11

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:

NMU strives for LEED Certification on each major project and follows the guidelines for diverting items from the landfill. Additionally, NMU Housing salvages, re-purposes or donates several items of furniture in lieu of discarding for the landfill.


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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