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Recycling space – but not plan – required
BD&C MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables

For most projects, this is probably their easiest prerequisite. But when it comes down to finding the right square footage in the right location for recycling, it can get tricky. Read our tips and forum Q&A.

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Document the policy, not the practice
EBOM MRp2: Solid Waste Management Policy

This highly achievable prerequisite requires you to create and implement a solid waste management (SWM) policy aimed at reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill from your building. Most teams will be able to create a good SWM policy with in-house staff at little to no additional cost.

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How to Complete the LEED-NC MRp1 Form in LEED Online
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Following on this page are screen captures that show how to document MRp1: Storage and Collection of Recyclables for LEED-NC 2009. Some comments and explanations are interpersed. The following is displayed with permission of the USGBC.

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