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Waste diversion is the process of diverting waste from the landfill.  Waste in landfills and incinerators create greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.  Ways to increase waste diversion include recycling, reusing, and source reduction. 

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  • O&M > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...maximize material recovery and avoid waste disposal to landfills, the O&M team...take steps to implement a sustainable waste management program....Solid Waste Lighting HVAC Water IEQ Planted Roof Submetering System Overview...weight) of the total municipal solid waste, generated in a federal office building
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 75 › solid-waste › om-impact
  • System Bundling > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...component with strategies to reduce waste. Building technologies work best when...Solid Waste Lighting HVAC Water IEQ Planted Roof Submetering System Overview...whole building systems such as Solid Waste and Lighting. System Bundling considers
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 63 › solid-waste › system-bundling
  • Human Behavior > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...achieving holistic sustainability. Desired waste reduction results can only be achieved...communication about how to reduce their waste....Solid Waste Lighting HVAC Water IEQ Planted Roof Submetering System Overview...Behavior Financial O&M Human Behavior On Waste Human behavior and interaction with
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 71 › solid-waste › human-impact
  • Waste Diversion in the Presidio of San Francisco

    ...Waste Diversion in the Presidio of San Francisco Waste Diversion in the Presidio...Gate Salvage Compost Waste Diversion Highlights Waste Reduction Presidio Compost
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-policies-strategies › Presidio Abby Morris July 21 ISWG Net Zero Waste Panel.pdf
  • Integrative Design Process > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...are interrelated. An integrated solid waste and materials management team can involve...service manager with a goal to reduce waste and conserve natural resources....Solid Waste Lighting HVAC Water IEQ Planted Roof Submetering System Overview...costs and optimizing performance. Solid waste considerations include source reduction
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 59 › solid-waste › integrative-design-process
  • Mandates / Standards > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Solid Waste Lighting HVAC Water IEQ Planted Roof Submetering System Overview...Sustainable Federal Buildings Reduce waste disposed of in landfills and incineration
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 65 › solid-waste › relevant-mandates-and-rating-systems
  • U.S. Waste and Recycling - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    U.S. Waste and Recycling The U.S. generated approximately 251 million tons of...of municipal solid waste (MSW) in 2012. Almost 87 million tons were recycled
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 184 › us-waste-recycling
  • Building Certification Standards Crosswalk - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Design Resilience Siting Solid Waste Diversion Sustainable Procurement Water...Environmental Impact of Materials: Hazardous Waste GP 5.6. Reduce the Environmental Impact
    https://sftool.gov › learn › GRScrosswalk
  • DoD/Community Zero Waste Innovation

    DoD/Community Zero Waste Innovation NET ZERO WASTE Interagency Sustainability...S. EPA Non-Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Hierarchy U.S. EPA Sustainable
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-policies-strategies › Net Zero Waste ISWG EPA Region 9.pdf
  • Materials & Resources - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...resources are used and a great deal of waste is generated. The materials selected...should also be vigilant about reducing waste, re-using items, and recycling materials
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 43 › materials-resources
  • Recycling Bottles - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...are the backbone of a successful waste diversion plan. Start by confirming with...strategically placed recycling containers and waste receptacles make sorting and collection
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 185 › recycling-bottles
  • Recycling Checklist - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Procuring products? Think about minimizing waste before you buy. At Purchase Reduce...with minimal packaging Reduce Disposal Waste Prioritize reusable items over single-use
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 617 › recycling-checklist
  • Post Consumer Fiber Paper - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...are the backbone of a successful waste diversion plan. Start by confirming with...strategically placed recycling containers and waste receptacles make sorting and collection
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 201 › post-consumer-fiber-paper
  • System Bundling > Planted Roof - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Roof Lighting HVAC Water IEQ Solid Waste Submetering System Overview Integrative...Solid Waste and Planted Roof Technologies: Planted Roof, Waste Diversion When
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 79 › planted-roof › system-bundling
  • Flexible Workplace Design - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...construction Environmental: Reduced waste from construction Reduced energy from...Construction and Demolition Waste Unlike operational waste, which is made after a
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 243 › flexible-workplace-design
  • Resources > Planted Roof - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Roof Lighting HVAC Water IEQ Solid Waste Submetering System Overview Integrative...“embodied energy.” This includes diversion of waste and reduction in all carbon forming
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 82 › planted-roof › resources-impact
  • Utah Grounds Maintenance & Snow Removal Synopsis/Solicitation (Excerpt)

    ...other resources and to eliminate all waste and pollution from facility operations...cost-effective waste prevention and recycling programs. − Increasing diversion of solid/trash
    https://sftool.gov › attachment › downloadattachmentpdf › 21680?description=Utah Ground Maintenance Snow Removal.pdf
  • Policies & Strategies - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...27th, 2024 Net Zero Energy, Water, and Waste for Campuses and New and Existing Buildings...FEMP's Net Zero Energy, Water, and Waste for Federal Buildings and Campuses
    https://sftool.gov › learn › agency-practices › 444 › iswg-policies-strategies
  • DOE FY 2011 Sustainable Acquisition Priority Products and Attributes

    ...energy and water, reduce or eliminate waste at the source, promote the use of nontoxic...materials rather than put them into the waste stream. The benefits of sustainable
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › DOE-GreenBuyAwdGuide-FY2023.docx
  • PowerPoint Presentation

    ENERGY Net Zero Energy, Water, and Waste for Campuses, and New and Existing...ENERGY Outline Net Zero Energy, Water, Waste Definitions Setting Net Zero Project
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Iswg › iswg-policies-strategies › ISWG_Net Zero Overview_10-05-17.pdf

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