|Submission Date||Feb. 27, 2019|
University of Idaho
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion
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Facilities--Utilities and Engineering Services
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:
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.