Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.15
Liaison Ashley Woolman
Submission Date April 8, 2022

STARS v2.2

Western Colorado University
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Ashley Woolman
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
796 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
193 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
80.49

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:

All of our building construction and renovation projects are designed to meet LEED standards. Also, we hold the contractor to a Construction Waste Management Plan that includes details for salvaging and recycling as much material as possible.

The numbers above are for the Paul M Rady and Tuck Garage construction.


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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The Paul M. Rady building and Tuck Garage were the only major construction project completed in the last 3 years.

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