Waste Management Recycle America

The Sheward Partnership was commissioned by Stantec to serve as the LEED and Sustainability Consultant on the construction of a new regional recycling facility for Waste Management in Northeast Philadelphia. The project is intended to serve as a nationwide model of sustainable design and construction for the Waste Management corporation. The project is LEED Silver certified under the LEED 2009 for New Construction Rating System. To support their educational mission, the project incorporated a large space within the 5,000 square foot office suite dedicated to recycling and sustainability education with a live camera view to the vegetated roof system located on the roof of the office suite.

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Area: 66,000 square feet
Cost: $18 million
Owner: Waste Management
Architect: STV Architects, Inc.
Benchmark: LEED Silver
Services: LEED Project Management, Education & Outreach