Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.87
Liaison Elias Platte-Bermeo
Submission Date July 29, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Southern California
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.61 / 1.00 Elias Platte-Bermeo
Sustainability Program Assistant
Office of Sustainability
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
1,872.72 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
1,219.59 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
60.56

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:

Major Renovation and new construction projects: Comply with City of Los Angeles Green Building Code (LAGBC) requirements for C&D waste management since 2014.

New Construction projects: 2 projects complied with C&D waste management requirements based on LEED 2009 version and were certified with Sliver rating and Gold rating respectively.

USC-FPM has engaged a consultant to review current USC sustainability policies and practices, develop a sustainability design guideline for all projects, and monitoring effort.

More information on contractor requirements can be found in the "Additional documentation to support the submission" field.


Website URL where information about the institution’s C&D waste diversion efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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