Evaluating the Performance ofC & D Processors Moderator: Paul E. Degnan E. L. Harvey & Sons, Inc.
Panelists Christine LeBlanc – Harvard University Judy Cohen – Devens Recycling LLC Greg Cooper – Mass DEP
C & D Processing Facilities Source: www.cdrecycler.com 124 listed in United States • 47% less than 20 yrs • 20 % less than 10 yrs • Average # Employees – 21 to 50 Northeast Facilities • 38 • 30% Massachusetts • 16 • 12%
U.S. EPA Source: www.epa.gov WasteWise - partnership program that helps US organizations reduce their solid waste GreenScapes - promotes environmentally beneficial landscaping practices for large land-use activities Green Buildings - programs that support Green Building. EPA’s Construction Sector Program – supports “Green construction” Construction Industry Compliance Assistance Center - provides explanations of environmental rules for the construction industry The Building De-Construction Consortium (BDC) - disassembly for reuse and recycling of U.S. Army buildings.
U.S. Green Building Council Source: www.usgbc.org Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in key areas Materials & Resources - promotes waste reduction as well as reuse and recycling, and it particularly rewards the reduction of waste at a product’s source.
CMRA “CORE” Program Source: www.cdrecycling.org To provide C&D Processors a method for declaration of the annual facility performance. Account for the inputs and outputs of a C&D Processor over a specified period of time. Set an objective, transparent, not unduly costly, process for eligible firms to communicate their reuse and recycling of C&D debris. To provide users of all facilities that are certified under this program an assurance that the procedures and declarations are consistently applied and verified. Intended to act as a reporting mechanism on facility performance.
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