Storage and collection of recyclables | U.S. Green Building Council
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LEED ID+C: Commercial Interiors | v4 - LEED v4

Storage and collection of recyclables



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


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.

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