To reduce the waste that is generated by building occupants and hauled to and disposed of in landfills and incinerators.
Maintain a waste reduction and recycling program that reuses, recycles, or composts the following:
- at least 50% of the ongoing waste as specified in Materials and Resources Prerequisite: Ongoing Purchasing and Waste Policy (by weight or volume); and
- at least 75% of the durable goods waste as specified in Materials and Resources Prerequisite: Ongoing Purchasing and Waste Policy (by weight, volume or replacement value).
In addition, safely dispose of the following:
- all discarded batteries; and
- all mercury-containing lamps.
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