BP10: Waste Management Plan

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Implement a waste management plan that includes annual communication to occupants, and a recycling strategy for paper, cardboard, metals, plastic, glass as well as specialty items such as electronics waste, batteries, and lamps.

Implementation Requirements

  1. Establish written standard operating procedures for waste management strategies addressing the diversion of materials from landfill disposal via recycling, composting, donation, reuses or other methods. Consider the results of any recent waste audits in optimizing your strategies.
  2. Establish written standard operating procedures for waste management strategies addressing source reduction opportunities from procurement and operational improvements. Consider the results of any recent waste audits in optimizing your strategies.
  3. Communicate at least annually to occupants to increase participation and awareness of the recycling and waste diversion programs in place.

Submittal Requirements

  • Standard operating procedures that summarize waste management goals and practices.
  • Excerpt of training/communication materials. Screenshots from lobby/elevator screen, occupant e-mail, and images of lobby posters, for example, are acceptable.
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Implement a waste management plan that includes annual communication to occupants, and a recycling strategy for paper, cardboard, metals, plastic, glass as well as specialty items such as electronics waste, batteries, and lamps.

Implementation Requirements

  1. Establish written standard operating procedures for waste management strategies addressing the diversion of materials from landfill disposal via recycling, composting, donation, reuses or other methods. Consider the results of any recent waste audits in optimizing your strategies.
  2. Establish written standard operating procedures for waste management strategies addressing source reduction opportunities from procurement and operational improvements. Consider the results of any recent waste audits in optimizing your strategies.
  3. Communicate at least annually to occupants to increase participation and awareness of the recycling and waste diversion programs in place.

Submittal Requirements

  • Standard operating procedures that summarize waste management goals and practices.
  • Excerpt of training/communication materials. Screenshots from lobby/elevator screen, occupant e-mail, and images of lobby posters, for example, are acceptable.

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