Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.15
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2023

STARS v2.2

University at Albany
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.68 / 1.00 Indu Lnu
Energy Officer
Facilities Management
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
3,504 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
1,650 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
67.99

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 high performance building guidelines and LEED certification requirements that strongly encourage the use of C&D recycling in new construction and major renovations.

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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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
C & D from fall 2019 on (based on LEED reports) Beverwyck - 2,088 tons, 1,874 diverted (90%) Catskill - 1,489 tons, 1,126 diverted (76%) ETEC - 1,577 tons, 504 diverted (32%) Total: 5,154 tons C&D waste produced, 3,504 tons diverted from landfill, 1650 sent to landfill Note, growing issues trying to divert C & D in the area

C & D from fall 2019 on (based on LEED reports)
Beverwyck - 2,088 tons, 1,874 diverted (90%)
Catskill - 1,489 tons, 1,126 diverted (76%)
ETEC - 1,577 tons, 504 diverted (32%)
Total: 5,154 tons C&D waste produced, 3,504 tons diverted from landfill, 1650 sent to landfill

Note, growing issues trying to divert C & D in the area

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