Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.36
Liaison Laura Minchella
Submission Date July 30, 2021

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.96 / 1.00 Zoe Morrison
Strategy Advisor
Strategy Office
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
9,875 Tonnes

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
446 Tonnes

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
95.68

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:

The University Sustainability Framework for buildings requires a mandatory site waste management plan with monitored KPIs set for recovery, reuse and recycling. The University's target is a 90% construction and demolition recycling rate.
See IN-C: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - Decanting a Campus for more information on outreach efforts and programs to ensure materials are reused or recycled.


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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