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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.62
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 11, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Auburn University
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
-- 0.00 / 1.00 Joan Hicken
Coordinator
Waste Reduction & Recycling

This credit was marked as Not Pursuing so Reporting Fields will not be displayed.

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Department has a contract with Sand Hill Recycling Center to accept construction and demolition debris (C&D) generated by the university and delivered by university staff or the university's waste hauler. Data currently collected reflects a portion of smaller in-house projects with the following results:
872.0 tons diverted annually
131.0 tons sent to landfill annually

As mentioned, these figures do not capture C&D waste from all projects on campus. Efforts to formalize a C&D waste tracking program have been initiated with an expected implementation date of Fiscal Year 2016.

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.