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Commingled Collection

Schools-2009 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Adam Musante on Jun 10, 2014, 4:36 pm

I'm working on a high school project in and confirmed the school district has commingled recycling,with bins in every classroom and major shared spaces & corridors, but might not actually...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 21, 2015, 5:14 pm

glass not allowed in co-mingled recyclables

Schools-2009 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Molly Hamm on Aug 29, 2012, 11:59 am

In the seattle area, many recyclers comingle plastic, paper, and metals, but they do not allow glass in comingled, since the materials are sorted by hand, and it could endanger the employees....

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Aug 29, 2012, 4:52 pm

glass

Schools-2009 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Lisa Logan on May 21, 2012, 2:27 pm

I am an on-call LEED consultant for the local public school system. They do not allow glass on any school campus - school policy. In every LEED submittal prior to v2009,...

Last reply: Emily Catacchio, Jun 6, 2012, 8:01 pm

Location

Schools-2009 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Eri Spaulding on Feb 28, 2011, 4:07 pm

Guidelines refer to a "dedicated recycling collection and storage area that is easily accessible whithin the building". I would imagine that most haulers would prefer to have this area located...

Last reply: Lisa Fabula, Mar 11, 2011, 1:33 pm

Campus Recycling

Schools-2009 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Tim Hoeft on Nov 9, 2010, 9:16 am

Our project is on a community college campus that has a dedicated recycling area for the campus that is not within our LEED project area. Is it acceptable to reference this area in the narrative...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Nov 12, 2010, 11:54 am

Garbage vs recycable area

Schools-2009 MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables
posted by Ghaith Moufarege on Jun 19, 2010, 4:02 am

Hi,
Could the dedicated recyclable area be located in the same area as the main garbage bins, if the bins are properly labeled and the space is sufficient for both? Or would we need a clear...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Jun 19, 2010, 8:27 am