Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.52
Liaison Gina Talt
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Princeton University
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.95 / 1.00 William Bausmith
Executive Director of Construction
Office of Capital Projects
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
30,680 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
1,668 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
94.84

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:

As a policy, Princeton recycles at least 95% of its construction and demolition materials.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Recycled material includes biomass waste that is separated during the MRF sorting process and then sold to an NJDEP-approved vendor for conversion into an alternative fuel. This fuel is sold to customers who use it to generate electrical energy or to produce heat for various manufacturing process.

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