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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 51.80
Liaison Jill Fermanich
Submission Date Sept. 29, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.42 / 1.00 Paul Pinkston
Director of Facilities Planning and Management
Facilities
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Construction and demolition materials recycled, donated, or otherwise recovered:
237.73 Tons

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated :
333.43 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:

Through a State of Wisconin/Department of Administration contract, UW - Green Bay worked with WasteCap Resources Solutions, Inc., a nonprofit, industry-supported 501(c)(3) organization that provides waste reduction and recycling assistance to businesses. The company and its clients have diverted 386,369 tons of construction and demolition waste from landfills, or 136 pounds per person in Wisconsin. Current construction & demolition projects are achieving an average 91% recycling rate. For the UW - Green Bay Wood Hall & Rose Hall renovations conducted in 2010 - 2011 a 71.3% diversion rate was achieved .


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.