Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.37
Liaison Suzanne Davis
Submission Date Oct. 26, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Queensland
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
-- 0.00 / 1.00

This credit was marked as Not Pursuing so Reporting Fields will not be displayed.

The building construction contractor is responsible for the management of construction waste according to UQ's Environmental Management Standards.
https://sustainability.uq.edu.au/files/9576/Gde_ConstrnDemoWaste.pdf

Information on the environmental management of construction (and other) waste can be found online. Please scroll down to the Waste Management tab
https://sustainability.uq.edu.au/policies-and-procedures

Details of the Construction and demolition waste reduction guideline is online:
https://sustainability.uq.edu.au/files/9576/Gde_ConstrnDemoWaste.pdf

Construction contractor are required to recycle all waste mercury-containing lamps generated on UQ sites.  Recycling of Fluorescent Tubes & Exit Lighting Batteries
In compliance with signatory commitments, the contractor shall ensure all waste mercury-containing lamps and end-of-life emergency and exit lighting batteries are recycled. Common mercury-containing lamps include compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), linear fluorescent tubes and high-intensity discharge lamps (HID lamps).

Contact details for recyclers and collectors in Queensland are listed on the FluoroCycle and Exitcycle websites.
http://www.fluorocycle.org.au/
http://exitcycle.org.au/

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