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1.1   Related Sections

.1 Divisions 2 - 16: Refer to Technical Specification Sections for required documentation.

1.2   Definitions

.1 Waste Management Coordinator (WMC): Designate individual who is in attendance on-site, full-time.Designate, or have designated, individualsfrom each Subcontractor to be responsiblefor waste management related to their tradeand for coordinating activities with WMC.
.2 Waste Reduction Workplan (WRW): Written report which addresses opportunities for reduction and on-site reuse of construction waste material,and off-site recycling of waste materials.
.3 Waste Management Plan (WMP): Written report which addresses procedures to be used to maximize diversion of waste materials from landfill sites.

1.3   Use of Site and Facilities

.1 Execute work with least possible interference or disturbance to normal use of premises.
.2 Provide temporary security measures approved by Engineer-Architect.

1.4   Disposal of Debris

.1 Submit in accordance with Section 01330 -Submittal Procedures.

1.5   Coordination

.1 Prior to start of Work, develop a Waste Reduction Workplan and Waste Management Plan with the Engineer-Architect.
.2 Verify that employees and sub-contractors follow the procedures of the WRW and WMP.

1.6   Materials Source Separation

.1 contractor to provide containers to deposit reusable and/or recyclable materials.
.2 Implement Waste Reduction Workplan and Waste Management Plan to approval of Engineer-Architect.
.3 Instruct employees and sub-contractors on waste management procedures.
.4 Locate containers in locations, to facilitate deposit of materials without hindering daily operations.
.5 Locate separated materials in areas which minimize material damage.

1.7   Disposal of Wastes

.1 Burying of rubbish and waste materials is prohibited unless approved by Engineer-Architect
.2 Disposal of waste, volatile materials,mineral spirits, oil and paint thinner into waterways, storm, or sanitary sewers is prohibited.

1.8   Storage, Handling and Protection

.1 Store materials to be reused and recycled in locations as directed by Engineer-Architect.
.2 Protect surface drainage, mechanical and electrical from damage and blockage.

1.9   Scheduling

.1 Coordinate work with other activities at site to ensure timely and orderly progress of the work.


3.1   Waste Management Coordinator

.1 Designate an employee who, in addition to their regular duties, will act as WMC, and be;
.2 Responsible for implementing, enforcing and monitoring waste management procedures.
.3 Coordinate waste management procedures, storage, quantity estimating and removal with Engineer-Architect.
.4 Coordinate waste management procedures with sub-contractors' WMC.

3.2   Application

.1 Handle and dispose of waste materials not reused or recycled in accordance with appropriate regulations and codes.
.2 Record the amount of waste of each type of material scheduled for reuseand recycling. Communicate amounts to Engineer-Architect.

3.3   Cleaning

.1 Remove tools and waste materials on completion of work, andleave work area in clean and orderly condition.
.2 Clean-up work area as work progresses.
.3 Source separate materials to be reused/recycledinto specified sort areas.

3.4   Diversion of Materials

.1 From following list, separate materials from general waste stream and stockpile in separate piles or containers, to approval of Engineer-Architect, and consistent with applicable fire regulations. Mark containers or stockpile areas.
.2 On-site sale of material is not permitted.
.3 Construction Waste

Material Type / Actual Diversion Recommended Diversion
Cardboard 100
Paper, newsprint 100
Plastic packaging 100
Polystyrene 100
  (includes cut-off waste from insulated concrete forms and below-grade board insulation)
Steel 100
  (includes banding, framing cut-offs, rebar, etc.)
Wood (uncontaminated) 100
Compost 100
  (includes tree bark, chips/shavings, mixed tree waste, untreated construction wood waste, food waste, etc.)

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