Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.15
Liaison Andrea Trimble
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

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

Status Score Responsible Party
0.80 / 1.00 Jesse Warren
Sustainability Program Manager
Facilities Management - Energy & Utilities
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
1,827 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
457 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
79.99

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:

Since February 2007, all new buildings and major renovations are required to obtain USGBC LEED certification. Although construction waste recycling is not mandatory, all or nearly all UVA projects implement construction waste recycling programs. The presence of a construction waste materials recovery facility and several local recycling firms allows nearly every project to obtain recycling rates upwards of 90%.


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