1.1 Design projects to accommodate recycling activities when occupied including providing appropriate storage spaces.
1.2 Review all material selections. Seek practical options to virgin or non-renewable materials.
1.3 Specify durable products or materials requiring little maintenance.
1.4 Require contractor to provide for and submit a "Waste Management Program" for each project. Make construction waste recycling part of the project. Minimum requirements include recycling of wood, metals, cardboard/paper, concrete, and asphalt.
1.5 Specify low VOC emitting materials.
1.6 Whenever possible, specify building products that have recycled content. Used salvaged materials and products when practical.
1.7 Whenever possible, use products produced locally in order to reduce material transport distances.
1.8 Specify reprocessed or re-blended paint products whenever practical.
1.9 Specify carpeting with recycled content and/or carpeting that is recyclable whenever possible.
D.2 - Recommended
2.1 Purchase wood products from organizations that follow sustainable forest management practices.