Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.45
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2020

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.97 / 1.00 Don Akerland
Director
Planning and Projects
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
15,223 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
416 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
97.34

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:

The City of Santa Clara requires applicants seeking building or demolition permits for projects greater than 5,000 square to recycle at least 50 percent of discards.

The Center for Sustainability has worked with the City of Santa Clara to track our construction and demolition waste. Calendar year 2016 was a pilot year for data sharing, and this system has been refined to capture all of our construction and demolition waste diversion data.


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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