Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.33
Liaison Sarah Tulga
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

Northwestern University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.92 / 1.00 Sarah Tulga
Sustainability Program Coordinator
Facilities
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
4,288 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
371 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
92.04

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:

Construction, demolition, renovation, and remodeling projects that take place at the University are required to divert a minimum of 75% of C&D debris (measured in tons) from disposal in landfills. And LEED certification is required for new construction which also supports this effort and documentation.


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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