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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 69.67
Liaison Trina Innes
Submission Date June 30, 2017
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STARS v2.1

University of Alberta
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.73 / 1.00 Ray Dumouchel
Associate Director, Buildings and Grounds Services
Operations and Maintenance
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
719.91 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
264.16 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
73.16

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:

It is the university's standard practice to use green construction and demolition techniques for the reuse, removal and recycling of building materials during construction, renovations and demolition.

Data tracking for these projects is still in its early stages, so our data collection has been limited. However, the data we currently have available has been provided here. This data represents all construction and demolition projects on campus reported by Project Managers.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBLE PARTY

Jessie Kwasny
Waste Diversion/Recycling Supervisor
Buildings and Grounds Services

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.