Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.88
Liaison Patrick Cigana
Submission Date June 3, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Polytechnique Montreal
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.85 / 1.00 Shirley Fagnen
Sustainable Development Advisor
Sustainable Development Office
"---" 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:
90.50 Tonnes

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

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:

A clause has been added to the calls for tenders' specifications for construction and renovation projects. Contractors must therefore commit to the standards and manage waste responsibly (and anticipate and quote for the expected costs involved).

In 2017-2018, the data collected showed that the dedicated containers for construction waste were sent to be sorted out and recycled. A specific fee was paid for this service.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Between 2017 and 2018, Polytechnique had work done on some of the existing science laboratories and masonry work. This was not considered to be a major renovation.

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