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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 69.02
Liaison Sara McKinstry
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, San Diego
OP-20: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.68 / 1.00 Dave Weil
Director Building Commissioning & Sustainability
Auxiliary & Plant Services
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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:
3,736.37 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated during the most recent year for which data is available within the previous three years:
1,719.10 Tons

Percentage of construction and demolition materials diverted from the landfill or incinerator through recycling, donation and/or other forms of recovery:
68.49

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:

All C+D waste from new construction and major renovation projects is recycled per requirements in RFP's and contract agreements, with data submit by contractors to Capital Program Management. We are working in 2018 to ensure that smaller scale renovation projects managed by Facilities Management due the same.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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UC San Diego Facilities Management will be requiring C+D diversion and recycling with contractors and vendors in FY18. FY18 data will include more accurate numbers on C+D landfill, diversion and recycling tonnages for projects managed by Facilities Management.

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.