Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 40.64
Liaison Rebecca Collins
Submission Date July 31, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Temple University
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.91 / 1.00 Katherine Switala-Elmhurst
Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
1,082.30 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated :
103.89 Tons

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 university has included a 75% construction waste recycling rate in its technical specifications for all of its major renovations and new construction projects. The vendors are required to submit a recycling and waste minimization plan with their bid proposal.


Reflects data from FY2014 (SERC, Morgan Hall, Montgomery Garage and window projects.

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