Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 57.29
Liaison Jennifer Kleindienst
Submission Date Dec. 1, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Wesleyan University
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.84 / 1.00 Roseann Sillasen
Associate Director/Project Manager
Physical Plant - Facilities
"---" 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:
2,092.31 Tons

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

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

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 last draft revision of the green building policy was 10/22/14 and includes specifications for recycling construction and demolition debris. C&D policies are also referenced in Major Maintenance FY17 Front End Documents; Specification Section 01505

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Used https://your.kingcounty.gov/solidwaste/business/documents/Conversions.pdf for conversion factors

Recycled/Reused Materials:
Asphalt paving recycled: 437 CY (156 High St.) + 2,464 CY (202-256 Washington St.) = 2001.69 tons
Asphalt roofing recycled: 4 CY (125 Cross) + 20 CY (161 Cross) + 16 CY (301 High) = 58.38 tons
Light steel recycled = 1.49 tons
Light iron recycled = 1.47 tons
Light copper recycled = 0.16 tons
Aluminium recycled = 0.16 tons
Steel railings recycled = 0.05 tons
Aluminum storm windows recycled = 0.06 tons (metal and glass)
Aluminum screens recycled (25 qty.) = 0.24 tons
Tablet arm chairs reused (14 qty.) = 0.11 tons
Fisk Hall demolition = 28.5 tons

Landfilled/Incinerated Waste:
Lead waste: Windows, railings, and flooring (60 CY) = 21.3 tons
Roofing (CFA Hall) = 60 tons (may be 87.57 tons)
Roofing (Court St. Apts., 80 CY) = 116.76 tons
Masonry waste = 6 tons
Judd Hall = 120 tons
Exley = 30 tons
Fisk Hall demolition (wood with plaster) = 16.4 tons

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