Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.43
Liaison Wesley Enterline
Submission Date Nov. 13, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.97 / 1.00 Wesley Enterline
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Planning and Management
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
3937.96 Tons

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

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
96.96

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:

WASTECAP
http://wastecap.org/

UW-Whitewater participates in the WasteCap program. WasteCap Resource Solutions, Inc. is an industry supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides waste reduction and recycling assistance to businesses. WasteCap assists and encourages organizations to effectively drive costs out of their operations through improved solid waste management practices. A sample report is attached.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

UW Whitewater projects were logged in TRACE tracking system by WasteCap between 2007/01/01-2018/08/06. Note that this does not include all construction projects at UW Whitewater, only those over $5 million. Reported data is from calendar year 2015 to present, including ongoing construction of a residence hall. Attempts to contact state officials about recycling and waste for these smaller or earlier projects went unresolved.

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.