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Storage and collection of recycables

MRp2.2 | Possible point

Intent

To facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills and incinerators through reduction, reuse, recycling and composting.

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

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

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

Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills.

Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills.

Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills or through incineration.

Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills.

Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills.

Facilitate the reduction of waste and toxins generated by building occupants and building operations that are hauled to and disposed of in landfills or incineration.

Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills.

Facilitate the reduction of waste generated by building occupants that is hauled to and disposed of in landfills.

Facilitate the reduction of waste and toxins generated by building occupants and building operations that are hauled to and disposed of in landfills or incineration.

Facilitate the reduction of waste and toxins generated by building occupants and building operations that are hauled to and disposed of in landfills or incineration.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Requirements

Provide an easily-accessible area or areas for the collection and storage of materials for recycling for the entire building in accordance with Section 2.1-5.4.1.2 (and Appendix) of the 2010 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities.

Establish a collection system and controlled areas serving the portion of the building affected by the project dedicated to the separation, storage and collection of materials for recycling including, at a minimum: paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics, metals, batteries and mercury-containing products and devices1.

Conduct a waste stream study to identify the top 5 recyclable waste streams by either weight or volume. The waste study shall categorize all waste streams consistently by either weight or volume, identify which waste streams are recyclable, and list the top 3 waste streams for which collection and storage space will be provided. If no information is available on typical waste streams for the project, projects should make projections based on the types of waste their operations will produce and similar operations. For those retailers with existing stores of similar size and function, historical information from these locations can be used.

Provide an easily accessible dedicated area or areas that serve the retail project and are dedicated to the separation, collection, and storage of materials for a minimum of the top 3 recyclable waste streams as identified by the waste study. The location of the collection and storage bins should be located in convenient proximity to the source of recyclable waste in the front or back of house. Examples of potential recyclable waste streams include plastic film, plastics, hanger metals, paper, cardboard, food waste, glass, or special waste as defined by local code.

Provide an easily accessible dedicated area or areas for the collection and storage of materials for recycling for the tenant space. Materials must include at a minimum paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics, and metals.

Credit substitution available

You may use the LEED v4 version of this credit on v2009 projects. For more information check out this article.

Provide an easily-accessible dedicated area for the collection and storage materials for recycling for the entire building. Materials must include at a minimum paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics and metals.

Credit substitution available

You may use the LEED v4 version of this credit on v2009 projects. For more information check out this article.

Provide an easily accessible area that serves the entire building and is dedicated to the collection and storage of non-hazardous materials for recycling, including (at a minimum) paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics and metals.

Provide an easily accessible dedicated area that serves the tenant space for the collection and storage of materials for recycling including (at a minimum) paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics and metals.

Provide an easily accessible area that serves the entire building and is dedicated to the separation, collection and storage of materials for recycling. The recycling area needs to include (at a minimum) space for paper, glass, plastics, cardboard and metals. Recycling area capacity needs to be designed to accommodate at a minimum the potential recycling volumes identified in the waste stream audit for paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics and metals.

If it can be documented for an existing building that there are no public or private recycling services available within the region where the building is located (within 50 miles of the building) for one or more of the identified materials, the building will be granted an exception to the requirement in this prerequisite for the identified material.

Provide an easily accessible area that serves the entire building and is dedicated to the collection and storage of non-hazardous materials for recycling, including (at a minimum) paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics and metals. An area should also be dedicated to collection and storage of plant-based landscaping debris (trimmings), unless the site has no landscaping.

Provide an easily accessible area that serves the entire building and is dedicated to the collection and storage of non-hazardous materials for recycling, including (at a minimum) paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics and metals.

Have in place over the performance period a building occupant waste reduction and recycling program that addresses the separation, collection and storage of materials for recycling, including (at a minimum) paper, glass, plastics, cardboard/OCC, metals, batteries and fluorescent light bulbs and diversion from landfill disposal or incineration. Each time reusable architectural panels are moved and reinstalled, they can be counted as part of the total waste stream and included in the recycled component of the waste stream.

Collect and recycle at least 95% of the batteries used, and collect and recycle at least 95% of the fluorescent light bulbs used.

AND
  • Divert/Recycle 30% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (1 point)
  • Divert/Recycle 40% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (2 points)
  • Divert/Recycle 50% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (3 points)

Provide an easily accessible area that serves the entire building and is dedicated to the collection and storage of non-hazardous materials for recycling, including (at a minimum) paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics and metals.

Provide an easily accessible area that serves the entire building and is dedicated to the separation, collection and storage of materials for recycling including (at a minimum) paper, glass, plastics, and metals.

Have in place over the performance period a building occupant waste reduction and recycling program that addresses the separation, collection and storage of materials for recycling, including (at a minimum) paper, glass, plastics, cardboard/OCC, metals, batteries and fluorescent light bulbs and diversion from landfill disposal or incineration. Each time reusable architectural panels are moved and reinstalled, they can be counted as part of the total waste stream and included in the recycled component of the waste stream.

Collect and recycle at least 95% of the batteries used, and collect and recycle at least 95% of the fluorescent light bulbs used.

AND
  • Divert/Recycle 30% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (1 point)
  • Divert/Recycle 40% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (2 points)
  • Divert/Recycle 50% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (3 points)

Have in place over the performance period a building occupant waste reduction and recycling program that addresses the separation, collection and storage of materials for recycling, including (at a minimum) paper, glass, plastics, cardboard/OCC, metals, batteries and fluorescent light bulbs and diversion from landfill disposal or incineration. Each time reusable architectural panels are moved and reinstalled, they can be counted as part of the total waste stream and included in the recycled component of the waste stream.

Collect and recycle at least 95% of the batteries used, and collect and recycle at least 95% of the fluorescent light bulbs used.

AND
  • Divert/Recycle 30% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (1 point)
  • Divert/Recycle 40% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (2 points)
  • Divert/Recycle 50% of total waste stream (by weight or volume) (3 points)

Provide dedicated areas accessible to waste haulers and building occupants for the collection and storage of recyclable materials for the entire building. Collection and storage areas may be separate locations. Recyclable materials must include mixed paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics, and metals. Take appropriate measures for the safe collection, storage, and disposal of two of the following: batteries, mercury-containing lamps, and electronic waste.

Conduct a waste stream study to identify the retail project’s top five recyclable waste streams, by either weight or volume, using consistent metrics. Based on the waste stream study, list the top four waste streams for which collection and storage space will be provided. If no information is available on waste streams for the project, use data from similar operations to make projections. Retailers with existing stores of similar size and function can use historical information from their other locations.

Provide dedicated areas accessible to waste haulers and building occupants for the separation, collection, and storage of recyclable materials for at least the top four recyclable waste streams identified by the waste study. Locate the collection and storage bins close the source of recyclable waste. If any of the top four waste streams are batteries, mercury-containing lamps, or electronic waste, take appropriate measures for safe collection, storage, and disposal.

Provide dedicated areas accessible to waste haulers and building occupants for the collection and storage of recyclable materials for the entire building. Collection and storage areas may be separate locations. Recyclable materials must include mixed paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics, and metals. Take appropriate measures for the safe collection, storage, and disposal of two of the following: batteries, mercury-containing lamps, and electronic waste.

Conduct a waste stream study to identify the retail project’s top five recyclable waste streams, by either weight or volume, using consistent metrics. Based on the waste stream study, list the top four waste streams for which collection and storage space will be provided. If no information is available on waste streams for the project, use data from similar operations to make projections. Retailers with existing stores of similar size and function can use historical information from their other locations.

Provide dedicated areas accessible to waste haulers and building occupants for the separation, collection, and storage of recyclable materials for at least the top four recyclable waste streams identified by the waste study. Locate the collection and storage bins close the source of recyclable waste. If any of the top four waste streams are batteries, mercury-containing lamps, or electronic waste, take appropriate measures for safe collection, storage, and disposal.

Provide dedicated areas accessible to waste haulers and building occupants for the collection and storage of recyclable materials for the entire building. Collection and storage areas may be separate locations. Recyclable materials must include mixed paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics, and metals. Take appropriate measures for the safe collection, storage, and disposal of two of the following: batteries, mercury-containing lamps, and electronic waste.

Conduct a waste stream study to identify the retail project’s top five recyclable waste streams, by either weight or volume, using consistent metrics. Based on the waste stream study, list the top four waste streams for which collection and storage space will be provided. If no information is available on waste streams for the project, use data from similar operations to make projections. Retailers with existing stores of similar size and function can use historical information from their other locations.

Provide dedicated areas accessible to waste haulers and building occupants for the separation, collection, and storage of recyclable materials for at least the top four recyclable waste streams identified by the waste study. Locate the collection and storage bins close the source of recyclable waste. If any of the top four waste streams are batteries, mercury-containing lamps, or electronic waste, take appropriate measures for safe collection, storage, and disposal.

Provide an easily-accessible dedicated area for the collection and storage materials for recycling for the entire building. Materials must include at a minimum paper, corrugated cardboard, glass, plastics and metals.

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