Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 79.39
Liaison Yolanda Cieters
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

Seattle University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.96 / 1.00 Richard Moyer
Sustainable Operations & Projects Manager
Facilities Operations
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
23.30 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
1 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
95.88

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:

Performance year for this credit is FY19.

Construction projects are required by contract to use construction and demolition (C&D) recycling independent of any effort towards a ranking in a rating system. The city of Seattle also requires recycling of C&D material: http://www.seattle.gov/Util/Engineering/Consulting_Resources/CDWasteManagement/RecyclingRequirements/index.htm

LEED certified building projects are tracked to increase diversion rates. Most building projects are done by vendors. We have meetings with contractors concerning diversion rates.

Waste collected from all remodeling or light C&D work conducted by Facilities staff is sorted at a construction debris recycling facility with an average 70% diversion rate.


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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