|Submission Date||March 1, 2019|
University of California, Merced
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion
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Assistant Director of Construction & Sustainability
Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
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:
All new building projects target a minimum construction diversion of 95% and is put into the contractor's specifications to do so. In addition, UC Merced campus Triple Zero commitment is to produce zero waste by 2020.
UC Merced has also been working locally with Waste Management as a partner to provide ideas and techniques that can help both the community and the campus divert waste overall.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission: