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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 51.95
Liaison Erin Stanforth
Submission Date July 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Virginia Commonwealth University
OP-24: Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.72 / 1.00 Steve Heinitz
Recycling Manager
Physical Plant
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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

Construction and demolition materials landfilled or incinerated :
37.37 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:

ALL Construction contracts specify that they must recycle all applicable materials through a qualified construction and demolition recycling facility. The contractors handle all of the construction and demolition recycling and report the weights to VCU.


Data provided from VCU recycling report for period 7/1/2013 to 6/30/14

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.