MATREIALS & RESOURCES (MR)
Prerequisite: 1, Credits: 8, Points: 14
Intent: reduce and reuse material resources and reduce construction waste, and encourage the selection of building materials that are environmentally preferable
MRP1- STORAGE & COLLECTION OF RECYCLABES
(Waste reduction & Recycling Management)
Storage & Collection of Recyclables is Prerequisite 1 for obtaining Material & Recourses credit.
This item is required before a building can even be considered for any Materials and Resources credits- can obtain up to 2 points.
Existing conditions of Humber college:
Currently Humber college has a very efficient Waste & Recycling process in place and also have ...view middle of the document...
Net zero waste campus can be achieved through the implementation of “cradle to cradle”processes
1b. Long-Term Waste Reduction/Recycling Goals
Goal 1: (5-10 years) 50 percent reduction in total weight (per capita) of campus waste
Goal 2: (10-15 years) 80 percent reduction in total weight (per capita) of campus waste
Goal 3: (20-25 years) 95 percent reduction of total weight of campus waste
Goal 4: (25-30 years) Zero waste
2. Continue to increase paper recycling efforts by enlisting more students and faculty to increase their use of recycling bins already distributed campus wide. Reduction & Ultimate elimination of the paper flow on campus by converting all communications, assignments exams, etc into electronic format.
3. Continued support for the campus-wide recycling of plastics; aluminum and metal cans; and paper and cardboard. A recycling chart can be distributed electronically to students, faculty and staff.
4. Encourage students to participate in environmental events such as Recycle Mania, Earth Week, conducting recycling contests to encourage positive awareness of recycling habits and waste prevention methods.
5. Promote Self managed activities for recyclables...