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LEED v4.1
Hospitality – Commercial Interiors
Materials and Resources
Construction and Demolition Waste Management

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Hospitality-CI-v4.1 MRc6: Construction and demolition waste management 1-2 points

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Intent

To reduce construction and demolition waste disposed of in landfills and incineration facilities by recovering, reusing, and recycling materials.

Requirements

Develop and implement a construction and demolition waste management plan and achieve points through waste prevention and/or diversion.

Waste Management Plan and Report: All projects must develop and implement a construction and demolition waste management plan:

  • Identify strategies to reduce the generation of waste during project design and construction.
  • Establish waste diversion goals for the project by identifying the materials (both structural and nonstructural) targeted for diversion.
  • Describe the diversion strategies planned for the project. Describe where materials will be taken including expected diversion rates for each material.

Provide a final waste management report detailing all waste generated, including disposal and diversion rates for the project. Calculations can be by weight or volume but must be consistent throughout. Exclude excavated soil and land-clearing debris from calculations. Include materials destined for alternative daily cover (ADC) in the calculations as waste (not diversion). Any materials sent to a commingled recycling facility for processing must take the facility average recycling rate and must include any ADC as waste (not diversion).

Option 1. Diversion (1 point)
Follow the Waste Management Plan and divert at least 50% of the total construction and demolition materials from landfills and incineration facilities.

    AND/OR

Option 2. Waste Prevention (1-2 points)
Prevent waste through reuse and source reduction design strategies. Salvage or recycle renovation and demolition debris and utilize waste minimizing design strategies for new construction elements. Track all materials generated by the project from start of construction through project completion to determine the project’s total waste generation. Include all waste and diverted materials in the calculation of total project waste. Exclude hazardous materials and land-clearing debris from calculations.

Path 1. Generate less than 10 lbs./ft2 (50 kg/m2) (1 point)

Path 2. Generate less than 7.5 lbs./ft2 (37.5 kg/m2) (2 points)

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Tiffany Beffel

LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP HOMES, CDT, CSBA, Assoc. AIA

Innovative Workshop Consulting
Managing Partner

USGBC logo

© Copyright U.S. Green Building Council, Inc. All rights reserved.

Intent

To reduce construction and demolition waste disposed of in landfills and incineration facilities by recovering, reusing, and recycling materials.

Requirements

Develop and implement a construction and demolition waste management plan and achieve points through waste prevention and/or diversion.

Waste Management Plan and Report: All projects must develop and implement a construction and demolition waste management plan:

  • Identify strategies to reduce the generation of waste during project design and construction.
  • Establish waste diversion goals for the project by identifying the materials (both structural and nonstructural) targeted for diversion.
  • Describe the diversion strategies planned for the project. Describe where materials will be taken including expected diversion rates for each material.

Provide a final waste management report detailing all waste generated, including disposal and diversion rates for the project. Calculations can be by weight or volume but must be consistent throughout. Exclude excavated soil and land-clearing debris from calculations. Include materials destined for alternative daily cover (ADC) in the calculations as waste (not diversion). Any materials sent to a commingled recycling facility for processing must take the facility average recycling rate and must include any ADC as waste (not diversion).

Option 1. Diversion (1 point)
Follow the Waste Management Plan and divert at least 50% of the total construction and demolition materials from landfills and incineration facilities.

    AND/OR

Option 2. Waste Prevention (1-2 points)
Prevent waste through reuse and source reduction design strategies. Salvage or recycle renovation and demolition debris and utilize waste minimizing design strategies for new construction elements. Track all materials generated by the project from start of construction through project completion to determine the project’s total waste generation. Include all waste and diverted materials in the calculation of total project waste. Exclude hazardous materials and land-clearing debris from calculations.

Path 1. Generate less than 10 lbs./ft2 (50 kg/m2) (1 point)

Path 2. Generate less than 7.5 lbs./ft2 (37.5 kg/m2) (2 points)

LEEDuser expert

Tiffany Beffel

LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP HOMES, CDT, CSBA, Assoc. AIA

Innovative Workshop Consulting
Managing Partner

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