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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 Gold
Overall Score 68.58
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University at Albany
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Mary Ellen Mallia
Director of Environmental Sustainability
Finance and Business
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
215 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated :
54 Tons

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 university has high performance building guidelines and LEED certification requirements that strongly encourage the use of C&D recycling in new construction and major renovations. According to our LEED report and campus practices, 80% of our C&D waste was recycled.


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.