The information below outlines OWRR’s expectations and requirements at each phase of the design and construction process. For more information about the designer’s relationship to the University, the project development sequence, design review process, and submittal requirements, see Chapter II of the UNC-Chapel Hill Design Guidelines.

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Outdoor Service Area

List existing recycling and dumpster locations on the existing condition site plans.

Indoor

Amy Preble provides feedback about where recycling locations need to be and gives an overview of indoor recycling requirements.

Walkway

Ray Lanier and BJ Tipton provide feedback about locations.

Access

List other buildings that utilize the dumpster and recycling sites shown on existing condition site plans.

Building Material Assessment and Salvage

Building Material Walkthrough

Initial walkthrough by the design team TO DETERMINE what valuable and reusable materials are available for:

  • Reuse in this project,
  • Reuse in other campus projects,
  • Reuse by the general public,
  • Recycled (required and suggested).
  • SD submittal requirement: Valuable & Reusable Building Material Inventory [Initial list at this time]

Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Assessment and Salvage

Designers and customers begin thinking about what will and will not be reused in the finished project and during temporary housing.

The information in this section can be found in the UNC Design Guidelines, Chapter II. Project Development Process, B. Project Development Sequence, b) Schematic, (1) Existing Site Conditions and (4) Schematic Design Submittal.

Outdoor Service Area

Before DD documents are prepared, the design team and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling meet to discuss outdoor service area requirements and equipment to be used.

Include section 02475 with any relevant site or space planning requirements for this project.

Include section 11170 listing requirements, installation information, and suppliers for solid waste handling equipment to be purchased BY the project-at a minimum, this will include compactors.

Detailed plan sheets showing outdoor service area enclosures, including:

  • screen wall details
  • electrical requirements
  • lighting
  • drainage
  • a list of buildings that the site(s) are intended to serve

An initial summary sheet listing all the outdoor service area equipment to be used. This will include:

  • the type of equipment (example: 8 yd. cardboard dumpster),
  • the estimated cost,
  • whether the project, FP&C or the customer is purchasing them, and
  • the locations (if there’s more than one building in the project).

Indoor

Before DD documents are prepared, the design team and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling meet to discuss indoor recycling locations and any special situations.

Include section 02475 with any relevant site or space planning requirements for this project.

Include Section 12300 Manufactured Casework listing requirements for recycling cabinets.

Clearly marked locations of all indoor recycling locations -AND- detail sheets showing the plans for any recycling cabinets to be built by the project

An initial summary sheet listing all the indoor recycling sites. This will include the:

  • indoor recycling locations,
  • which locations will use cabinets,
  • whether the project, FP&C or the customer is purchasing them, and
  • the amount reserved for cabinets that are not being built by the project.

Walkway

Before DD documents are prepared, the design team and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling meet to discuss walkway recycling locations and any special situations.

Include Section 02870 listing the walkway recycling containers to be used and their placement.

Clearly marked plans showing the locations of all walkway recycling locations.

An initial summary sheet listing all the walkway recycling sites. This will include the:

  • walkway recycling locations,
  • whether the project or FP&C is purchasing them, and
  • the amount reserved for walkway bins (assuming that FP&C will be purchasing them).

Access

DD Staging plans and site drawings should include plans for access to the building (if occupied) and adjacent buildings such that deliveries and recycling/waste collection services can be maintained.

DD Demo plans shall note the requirement of contacting the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling to remove indoor and outdoor containers (including dumpsters) as the project phasing affects different areas.

Building Material Assessment and Salvage

Based on Valuable & Reusable Building Material Inventory

Reuse in project based on inventory

  • Discussion and initial decisions by design team and construction manager at risk
  • DD Submittal requirement: Decisions are to be integrated into specs and drawings: 01505, 02070, and appropriate information and drawings.

Reuse in other projects

  • Design team and construction manager at risk circulate list to Facilities Planning and other design teams.
  • DD Submittal requirement: Salvage to be listed in 01505, 02070 and appropriate information and drawings.

Outside salvage/recycle

  • Market research by design team and construction manager at risk, with assistance from Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling
  • DD Submittal requirement: Any potential recyclables are to be listed in 01505 as a rough list of required and suggested materials. Any salvage is to be listed in 02070 and appropriate information and drawings.

Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Assessment and Salvage

Fixture, Furniture & Equipment Walkthrough

DD Submittal requirement: Fixture, Furniture & Equipment Inventory

Initial walkthrough by the design team TO DETERMINE what valuable and reusable materials are available.

  • initial list at this time
  • detailed information and quantities on FF&E (Brand, year, etc.).
  • movable items
  • fixed items (list in 01505, 02070, add language to appropriate information and show details on plans (demo and others as needed)

Reuse in project

  • Based on inventory–discussion and initial decisions
  • UNC Design Manager, Design Team, consultants (move coordination, interior design, etc.), UNC Interior Design Services, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling

Reuse elsewhere on campus

  • UNC Design Manager, Design Team, Facilities Services Shops, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (assists)
  • Circulate inventory to departmental business managers

Surplus

  • UNC Design Manager, Design Team, Construction Manager at Risk, Surplus, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (assists)
  • Discuss presale or warehouse.
  • Research markets.

01060

Standard wording at DD phase

01505

At DD phase, INITIAL lists for building materials and non-moveable FFE of:

  • Reuse in this project,
  • Reuse in other campus projects,
  • Reuse by the general public,
  • Recycled (required and suggested).

02070

At DD phase, INITIAL plan for building materials and non-moveable FFE:

  • Storage for reuse in Project
  • Transfer for reuse on campus
  • Delivery to Owner (Surplus and Shops)

The information in this section can be found in the UNC Design Guidelines, Chapter II. Project Development Process, B. Project Development Sequence, c) Design Development Phase, (1) Design Development Submittal, (b) Site and space planning information for waste and recycling collection, (t) Maintaining services and access to buildings during construction, and (p) Construction Waste Management.

Outdoor Service Area

Before CDs are prepared, the design team and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling meet to confirm outdoor service area requirements and equipment to be used.

Include section 02475 with any relevant site or space planning requirements for this project.

Include section 11170 listing requirements, installation information, and suppliers for solid waste handling equipment to be purchased BY the project-at a minimum, this will include compactors.

Detailed plan sheets showing outdoor service area enclosures, including:

  • screen wall details
  • electrical requirements
  • lighting
  • drainage
  • a list of buildings that the site(s) are intended to serve

An FINAL summary sheet listing all the outdoor service area equipment to be used. This will include:

  • the type of equipment (example: 8 yd. cardboard dumpster),
  • the estimated cost,
  • whether the project, FP&C or the customer is purchasing them, and
  • the locations (if there’s more than one building in the project).

Indoor

Before CDs are prepared, the design team and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling meet to confirm indoor recycling locations and any special situations.

Include section 02475 with any relevant site or space planning requirements for this project.

Include Section 12300 Manufactured Casework listing requirements for recycling cabinets

Clearly marked locations of all indoor recycling locations -AND- detail sheets showing the plans for any recycling cabinets to be built by the project

An FINAL summary sheet listing all the indoor recycling sites. This will include the:

  • indoor recycling locations,
  • which locations will use cabinets,
  • whether the project, FP&C or the customer is purchasing them, and
  • the amount reserved for cabinets that are not being built by the project.

Walkway

Before CDs are prepared, the design team and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling meet to confirm walkway recycling locations and any special situations.

Include Section 02870 listing the walkway recycling containers to be used and their placement.

Clearly marked plans showing the locations of all walkway recycling locations.

An FINAL summary sheet listing all the walkway recycling sites. This will include the:

  • walkway recycling locations,
  • whether the project or FP&C is purchasing them, and
  • the amount reserved for walkway bins (assuming that FP&C will be purchasing them).

Access

CD staging plans and site drawings should include plans for access to the building (if occupied) and adjacent buildings such that deliveries and recycling/waste collection services can be maintained.

CD demo plans shall note the requirement of contacting the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling to remove indoor and outdoor containers (including dumpsters) as the project phasing affects different areas.

Building Material Assessment and Salvage

Based on Valuable & Reusable Building Material Inventory

Reuse in project based on inventory

  • Discussion and FINAL decisions by design team and construction manager at risk.
  • Create a plan for storage of materials.
  • CD submittal requirement: Decisions are to be integrated into specs and drawings: 01505, 02070, and appropriate infomation and drawings.

Reuse in other projects

  • Design team and construction manager at risk circulate FINAL list to Facilities Planning and other design teams.
  • Create a plan for transfer and storage of items.
  • CD submittal requirement: Salvage to be listed in 01505, 02070 and appropriate section and drawings.

Outside salvage/recycle

  • FINAL list
  • Market research by design team and construction manager at risk, with assistance from Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling
  • CD submittal requirement: Any potential recyclables are to be listed in 01505 as a FINAL list of required and suggested materials. Any salvage is to be listed in 02070 and appropriate section and drawings.

Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Assessment and Salvage

Fixture, Furniture & Equipment Walkthrough

CD submittal requirement: Fixture, Furniture & Equipment Inventory

Walkthrough by the design team TO DETERMINE what valuable and reusable materials are available.

  • FINAL list at this time
  • detailed information and quantities on FF&E (Brand, year, etc.).
  • movable items
  • fixed items
  • list in 01505 and 02070 with construction language to appropriate section and show details on plans (demo and others as needed)

Reuse in project

  • Based on inventory–discussion and FINAL decisions
  • Create a plan for transfer and storage
  • UNC Design Manager, Design Team, consultants (move coordination, interior design, etc.), UNC Interior Design Services, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling

Reuse elsewhere on campus

  • UNC Design Manager, Design Team, Facilities Services Shops, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (assists)
  • FINAL list of who’s getting what (re-circulate inventory to departmental business managers, if necessary)
  • Create a plan for transfer and storage.

Surplus

  • UNC Design Manager, Design Team, Construction Manager at Risk, Surplus, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling (assists)
  • Decision on presale or warehouse.
  • Research markets.
  • Create a plan for transfer and storage.

01060

Standard wording at CD phase

01505

At CD phase, FINAL lists for building materials and non-moveable FFE of:

  • Reuse in this project,
  • Reuse in other campus projects,
  • Reuse by the general public,
  • Recycled (required and suggested).

02070

At CD phase, FINAL plan for building materials and non-moveable FFE:

  • Storage for reuse in Project
  • Transfer for reuse on campus
  • Delivery to Owner (Surplus and Shops)

The information in this section can be found in the UNC Design Guidelines, Chapter II. Project Development Process, B. Project Development Sequence, d) Construction Document Phase, (1) Construction Document Design Submittal, (a) A sheet of drawings containing, (g) These requirements related to recycling and waste management, and (5) Final Movable Fixture, Furniture, & Equipment (FFE) Inventory.

Building Material Assessment and Salvage

  • Invite the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling to Pre-bid meeting.
  • Review requirements and list of required and supplemental recycling with bidders.
  • Design team, Construction Manager at Risk, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling

Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Assessment and Salvage

  • Department fills out surplus forms and arranges for moving (move consultant and contractor).
  • Shops salvage and report back to design team and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling.
  • Move is well underway and departments are sending goods to surplus.
  • Surplus receives goods and or provides special pick ups if prearranged.

01060/01505/02070

Explain process and requirements (include meeting requirement before project starts).

The information in this section supplements the UNC Design Guidelines, Chapter II. Project Development Process, B. Project Development Sequence, e) Bidding Phase.

Outdoor Service Area/Indoor/Walkway

Notify the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling Contact to remove the following from areas affected by construction:

  • dumpsters and carts
  • indoor containers
  • walkway bins

This is to happen at the start of each segment of phased construction.

Access

Work with the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling to ensure that traffic plans do not impede access to dumpsters or other waste removal services for occupied buildings.

Building Material Assessment and Salvage

  • Invite the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling to Pre-construction meeting.
  • Review requirements and the list of required and supplemental recycling with bidders.
  • Design team, Construction Manager at Risk, Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling

Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Assessment and Salvage

  • Department fills out surplus forms and arranges for moving (move consultant and contractor).
  • Shops salvage and report back to design team and the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling.
  • Surplus receives goods and or provides special pick ups if prearranged.
  • Departments are moved and building is left clean and empty of all furnishings, recyclables and trash.

01060/01505/02070

Hold separate meeting to review these sections and discuss the draft solid waste management plan.

The information in this section supplements the UNC Design Guidelines, Chapter II. Project Development Process, B. Project Development Sequence, f) Construction Phase.

Outdoor Service Area/Indoor/Walkway

Immediately notify the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling of any deviations from plans or requirements and provide a copy of the appropriate change order.

Access

Immediately notify the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling of any changes that will affect service to occupied buildings or dumpsters.

Building Material Assessment and Salvage/Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Assessment and Salvage

Implementation and documentation

  • Draft and Final Solid Waste Management Plan
  • Monthly reports and weight tickets (receipts)
  • Meetings as necessary to discuss reports or practices

The information in this section supplements the UNC Design Guidelines, Chapter II. Project Development Process, B. Project Development Sequence, f) Construction Phase, (2) Periodic Observation, and (3) Submittal Review.

Outdoor Service Area/Indoor/Walkway

  • Order all recycling/solid waste equipment for the project. The final list should have been part of the CD phase.
  • Arrange for installation of the recycling/solid waste equipment per drawings and requirements in the Construction Documents.
  • Coordinate installations with the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling.
  • Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling provides any equipment not purchased as part of the project, labels equipment, coordinates a collection schedule with staff and contractors, and provides billing information to the accounting department.

Access

Resume normal access to buildings.

Building Material Assessment and Salvage/Fixtures, Furniture and Equipment Assessment and Salvage

Provide the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling with a summary of ACTUAL recycling, reuse and salvage activities for the project. This is to include, but is not limited to:

  • quantities landfilled, recycled, reused, and salvaged;
  • a break down of the types of materials recycled, reused and salvaged; the percent of total waste of each of the categories listed;
  • the destinations of these materials;
  • the economic impact of these activities on the project; and any success stories or challenges incurred.

The information in this section supplements the UNC Design Guidelines, Chapter II. Project Development Process, B. Project Development Sequence, f) Construction Phase, (4) Project Close-Out Responsibilities.