Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.04
Liaison Rebecca Collins
Submission Date Feb. 21, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Temple University
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.98 / 1.00 Katherine Switala-Elmhurst
Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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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:
24,977 Tons

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

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
98.44

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.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Reflects data from FY2016 (Barton Hall demolition).

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