For points to be awarded under the ‘Waste from Refurbishments’ credit, a Waste Management Plan (WMP) that specifically addresses the treatment of refurbishment, construction and demolition waste, must be in operation throughout the performance period.
The WMP may be a standalone plan or part of a more comprehensive Environmental Management Plan (EMP) as long as it can be demonstrated that it has been implemented at the building level and meets the requirements of the credit.
Points are awarded based on improvements on the amount of refurbishment material that is diverted from landfill during the performance period. The reporting of these numbers must be provided by a waste contractor that meets a minimum level of reporting assurance.
The waste contractor providing the services to the building must at least have ISO9001 certification for the quality assurance of their reporting. In the case that no waste contractor has been engaged, it is the builder’s responsibility to obtain waste processing facilities’ certification of reporting assurance and copies of waste disposal dockets.
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