Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.75
Liaison Cindy Shea
Submission Date July 24, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 BJ Tipton
Program Manager, Solid Waste Services
Facilities Services
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
488.90 Tons

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

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
79.70

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:

At UNC, any contractor working on either a renovation project or a new building must submit a Solid Waste Management Plan, as well as monthly reports that track recycled, salvaged, and landfilled items. Cardboard, clean wood, crates, scrap metal, and pallets are banned from Orange County landfills. Concrete block is also recycled.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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C&D numbers do not include C&D recycling volumes from large capital projects. The data reported is for small, in-house jobs only.

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.