Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.64
Liaison Casey Meehan
Submission Date Dec. 22, 2020

STARS v2.2

Western Technical College
OP-19: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.29 / 1.00 Casey Meehan
Director of Sustainability and Resilience
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
399 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated:
1,000 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:

Auction process through Western's physical plant allows us to sell furnishings and other building items instead of sending them to the landfill. The State of Wisconsin official auction site we sell a wide variety of items from tools to classroom and office furniture. In FY2020, we auctioned 14.5 tons of old materials removed from our buildings.

During the summer of 2020, bricks from the West end of Clearly Courtyard were replaced. 385 tons of old brick were removed, crushed, and will be reused as road base.

Website URL where information about the institution’s C&D waste diversion efforts is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Thank you Amy Green for data on waste minimization.

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