|Submission Date||Sept. 30, 2019|
University of Kentucky
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion
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Office oF 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 construction projects with a budget of $5 million or more are at least LEED certified at the University of Kentucky. The LEED process prioritizes the minimization of landfilled C&D materials and requires detailed tracking. Project managers maintain this information and can provide to Office of Sustainability upon request.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Prior to demo, UK brings in non-profits and allows them to get material out of the buildings for reuse. Smaller scale (< $1,000,000) renovation and construction projects were not reliably/systematically tracking C&D diversion rates during this period.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.