Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.21
Liaison Jeannie Matheison
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2019
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STARS v2.1

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.45 / 1.00 Gene Gussenhoven
Facilities--Utilities and Engineering Services
"---" 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:
73.05 Tons

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

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:

The University adopted a LEED Silver policy in 2008. Administrative Procedurals Manual (APM) 40.03 sets sustainable building standards by requiring “all new construction and major remodels shall be certified as meeting or exceeding a Silver LEED rating”. The College of Education, remodeled in 2016, and The Institutional Research and Innovation Center (IRIC), a 2017 new build, are both seeking LEED Gold certification.

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

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Research completed by Kyle Petersen, a senior studying Mechanical Engineering, and UI Facilities-Utilities and Engineering Services Student Engineering Technician.

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