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LEED O+M: Existing Buildings | v4 - LEED v4

Solid waste management - ongoing

Possible 2 points

Intent

To reduce the waste that is generated by building occupants and hauled to and disposed of in landfills and incinerators.

Requirements

Establishment

None.

Performance

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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