Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Shane Stennes
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
0.69 / 1.00 August Horner
Sustainability Student Asst
Office of Sustainability
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
1,906.40 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated :
862.50 Tons

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:

University of Minnesota Construction managed internally and crews are trained to recycle and reuse at our on campus facilities.
http://facm.oit.umn.edu/news/features/2010/USERVICES_CONTENT_211556.html

All construction activities under the State of Minnesota's Sustainable Building Program (http://www.b3mn.org/) are required to divert a minimum of 75% of construction waste (http://www.b3mn.org/guidelines/m_3.html).


Figures above only include waste generated by University Construction. Information from general contractors hired by the University was not available at the time of this report. However, diversion rates for general contractors is expected to be in excess of 75% to comply with State of Minnesota sustainable building guidelines http://www.b3mn.org/guidelines/m_3.html

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