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SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS

Asset Classes

Focus Area

Custodial and Waste

Topic

Baseline Practices

Question #

P8.0 — Owner or landlord shares Custodial & Waste Management practices

Question

Has the owner or landlord’s Custodial & Waste Communication Plan been shared with the tenants?

Applicability

Applicable to Enclosed Shopping Centre, Universal, Light Industrial, Open-Air Retail and Multi-Unit Residential buildings

Answer

Select one of the following:

  • Yes – the Plan covers the following topics: custodial and waste assessments as well as tips for managing waste, in day-to-day operations and during renovations
  • No 

Description

Increasing building tenant and occupant awareness and engagement in environmental and sustainable practices can have a significant positive or negative impact on the performance of the building.

Improving the environmental performance of the building can Suggested Lead to many positive outcomes for building management, staff and tenants, including but not limited to lower operational costs, lower utility bills, improved indoor air quality, improved management-tenant relationships, etc.

Requirements

  1. Develop a building-specific Custodial and Waste Plan that covers:
  • The building management team’s efforts to manage custodial and waste
  • Custodial and waste assessments as well as tips for managing waste, in day-to-day operations and during renovations
  1. Copies of communication with the building’s tenants where the content of the building Custodial & Waste Communication Plan was shared, dated within the past 12 months
  2. Demonstrate that communication was distributed to at least half of the number of tenant organizations occupying the building or a group who lease at least half of the total building area

Documentation

  • Building-specific Custodial and Waste Plan
  • Proof of communication with representative group of building tenants, covering custodial and waste assessments as well as tips for managing waste, in day-to-day operations and during renovations
  • P8.0 – Custodial and Waste Communication Plan Template

BB3 Equivalent

Best Practice 7 – Is an Indoor Air Quality Monitoring Plan in place at the building? And

Best Practice 16 – Is an Occupant Environmental Communication Program in place at the building?

Lead

In house: Facility Maintenance, Building Manager/Policy Makers

References

None

Crosswalk

TBD

Other Notes

None

Scoring

Baseline

Verification