Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.16
Liaison Mike Versteege
Submission Date June 24, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Alberta
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.84 / 1.00 John Benson
Director, Buildings Grounds and Environmental Services
Facilities and Operations
"---" 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:
1,881.27 Tonnes

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

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:

It is the university's standard practice to use green construction and demolition techniques for the reuse, removal and recycling of building materials during construction, renovations and demolition.

Data tracking for these construction projects is becoming more comprehensive. Project Managers are required to submit waste/recycling data tracking sheets on a monthly basis for the entire duration of each project.

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

Additional documentation to support the submission:


Construction and demolition materials waste data is from January 2019 to December 2019


Shannon Leblanc
Program Team Lead
Energy Management and Sustainable Operations
Facilities and Operations

Sobia Samad
Zero Waste Program Coordinator
Buildings, Grounds, and Environmental Services
Facilities and Operations

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