Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 73.90
Liaison Connie Norton
Submission Date Oct. 5, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Simon Fraser University
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.92 / 1.00 Wendy Lee
Development Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
"---" 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:
596.35 Tons

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

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:

SFU does not have a formal program or policy for construction waste however, all projects are required to source separate and recycle at the construction site. The data reported was extracted from SFU's LEED in progress"submission for the McR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management from its upcoming Student Union Building.

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

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Salvageable furniture and furnishings such as furniture and office furnishings are sent to SFU Facilities Services Central Stores to sort, organize, repair and store reusable items. Items that cannot be reused internally are sent to BC Government asset management surplus where items are open for public auction (http://www.sfu.ca/fs/Sustainable-Operations/Materials/Furnishings.html)

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.