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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2 - LEED 2.0

Construction waste management

MRc2.1-2.2 | Possible 2 points


Divert construction, demolition, and land clearing debris from landfill disposal. Redirect recyclable material back to the manufacturing process.


Develop and implement a waste management plan, quantifying material diversion by weight. (Remember that salvage may include the donation of materials to charitable organizations such as Habitat for Humanity.)

Credit 2.1 (1 point) Recycle and/or salvage at least 50% (by weight) of construction, demolition, and land clearing waste

Credit 2.2 (1 point) Recycle and/or salvage an additional 25% (75% total by weight) of the construction, demolition, and land clearing debris

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