Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Stephanie MacPhee
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2013
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STARS v2.0

Wilfrid Laurier University
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Peter Thomson
Project Manager (Capital Projects)
Physical Resources
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
3046.75 Tonnes

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated :
169.70 Tonnes

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:

Combined, Laurier retained a 96% construction waste diversion rate for the two most recent projects- Laurier Brantford Research and Academic Centre (BRAC) East and West buildings.

Laurier has established partnerships with many facilities which combined help to achieve such a high diversion rate. The following is a list of where each type of construction material is taken for reuse or recycling:
Land Clearing Debris- Green Valley Recycling, WSI & BFI
Asphalt- Lafarge/Montauge
Portland Cement/Cement- Lafarge
Steel and other Materials- Waxman, Zubics, Waxman Industrial
Wood- Green Valley, WSI, BFI, Walker Environmental Group
Gypsum- WSI, NuWest
Cardboard- WSI, Green Valley, BFI
Mixed Waste- WSI, BFI
Blue Box- Sunoco Recycling
Concrete/Block- Lakeview Sand and Gravel
Drywall- New West Gypsum
Masonry- Glanbrock Farms


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