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1 DEWs Green Timeline DEWs Green Timeline 1997: DEW opens for business as a commercial contractor 1999: Oh oh letter Gang Green opens for business 2000: The 3Rs – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle join Company newsletter DEW awarded CSWD Waste Reduction Award 2001: DEWs Safety and Health Committee (SHC) adds 3Rs to agenda 2002: SHC gets a green boost – Todd joins the committee 2003: DEW gets led to LEED – Todd and others go for and get LEED professional accreditation 2004: The SHC gets renamed SHARP Committee – Safety, Health And Resource Protection – adding more punch to the 3Rs 2005: DEW gets ANR grant, Resource Protection adds $ to bottom line Old Naysayers become New Ayesayers

2 Challenges and Triumphs Budget and Schedule Owners Predetermined Plans and Specs Availability Integrity/Certification of Salvaged Materials Extra $$$ SpaceSafetyLiability

3 Great support from CSWD ANRs Waste Reduction Plan requirement and 50% goal Owners who want to LEED VBMX $ Savings to projects Challenges and Triumphs

4 Cambridge Elementary School Scope: 6M demo and renovation to school Salvage Promotion: Workers on the jobWorkers on the job Word of mouth to School Board, Teachers, Area Businesses, VBMXWord of mouth to School Board, Teachers, Area Businesses, VBMXSalvaged: Pumps to TownPumps to Town Aluminum glass windows to farmer for milking parlorAluminum glass windows to farmer for milking parlor Light fixturesLight fixtures Doors – Workers and Town folksDoors – Workers and Town folks Water fountainsWater fountains Fiberglass batt insulation – workers, friends, custodianFiberglass batt insulation – workers, friends, custodian 14 cy coal – to a foundry14 cy coal – to a foundry CountertopsCountertops Delivery of miscellaneous materials to the woodsDelivery of miscellaneous materials to the woods OtherOther –Asphalt – Broken up and used as base for new road at school –Concrete Block – Used as clean fill for a parking lot –Overburden (excess) soil – used for new road Net Result: Salvage produced >$15,000 in savings to the project

5 UVM – Wing Davis Wilks Scope: 13M Dormitory Renovation, LEED Project Salvage Promotion: Workers on the jobWorkers on the job VBMXVBMX 75% Waste Diversion goal = two points toward LEED75% Waste Diversion goal = two points toward LEEDSalvaged: Mirrors – VBMXMirrors – VBMX EPDM RoofingEPDM Roofing Concrete Roof PaversConcrete Roof Pavers Cast Iron Porcelain Double SinksCast Iron Porcelain Double Sinks 496 Doors w/ Hardware – UVM496 Doors w/ Hardware – UVM Net Result: >30tons waste diverted for reuse, ~$2,000 saved in dump fees.


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