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Dr. Faten Al-Attar - Green building and waste management

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7th Kuwait Waste Management & Recycle 2015

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Dr. Faten Al-Attar - Green building and waste management

  1. 1. Green Building and Waste Management
  2. 2. Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of present without compromising the needs of future generation to meet their own needs. Sustainability
  3. 3. Sustainable Waste Management • Growing in waste generation & disposal rates will increase pressures on the environment. • Sustainable waste management aims to address these long term pressures through: Recovery Recycling Reuse of resources minimization of waste streams management of resources in an environmentally sound and economically effective manner
  4. 4. Concepts of sustainable building and LEED requirements Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system devised by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) to evaluate the environmental performance of a building and encourage market transformation towards sustainable design.
  5. 5. 1. Integrative process 2. Location and transportation 3. Sustainable sites 4. Water efficiency 5. Energy and atmosphere 6. Materials and resources 7. Indoor environmental quality 8. Innovation 9. Regional priority The system is credit-based, allowing projects to earn points cross nine basic areas that address key aspects of green buildings
  6. 6. Based on the number of points achieved, a project earns one of four LEED rating levels
  7. 7. Waste Management In LEED Buildings • Storage and Collection of Recyclables • Construction Waste Management • Materials Reuse • Waste Stream Audit • Ongoing Consumables • Durable Goods • Facility Alterations and Additions
  8. 8. solid waste management policy Intent To reduce the amount of waste and toxins that are hauled to and disposed of in landfills or incineration facilities. Requirements: Have in place a solid waste management policy addressing the requirements of the waste management credits as mentioned bellow.
  9. 9. • MR Credit 7: Solid Waste Management—Ongoing Consumables • MR Credit 8: Solid Waste Management—Durable Goods. • MR Credit 9: Solid Waste Management—Facility Alterations and Additions. • recycling of all mercury-containing lamps.
  10. 10. Waste Stream Audit Intent To facilitate the reduction of ongoing waste and toxins generated by building occupants and building operations that are hauled to and disposed of in landfills or incineration facilities. Requirements • Conduct a waste stream audit of the building’s entire ongoing consumables waste stream. • Use the audit’s results to establish a baseline that identifies the types of waste making up the waste stream and the amounts of each type • Identify opportunities for increased recycling and waste diversion.
  11. 11. Example s of all over the world Arizona State University new building for the Packard Foundation
  12. 12. New U.S. Port of Entry in Minnesota
  13. 13. Climate Commitment, Ithaca College

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