Water: Document Review Guidance for the Sustainability Standard

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CEUs: 0.3

Course Code: PR240

Non-Member Price: FREE

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Guidance for Certifying to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard

This video is part of an on-demand series that provides guidance for quarriers and producers who are in the process of certifying to the Natural Stone Sustainability Standard.

  • Receive an overview of the documentation that is required to achieve this section.
  • Preview data collection templates.
  • Obtain useful tips and examples for completing this section properly and efficiently.

The Water section contains the following credits:

  • Water Reduction Planning (required)
  • Water Recycling
    • Required: A minimum of 25% of the water accounted for in the water inventory for processing and quarry operations shall be captured and recycled
    • Optional: 85%+
    • Optional 95%+
  • Enhanced Water Treatment (required)
    • Optional: Diversion of 50%+ of sludge
    • Optional: Input water sourced from rainwater, grey water, or other nonpotable source
      • 25-49%
      • 50-74%
      • 75%+

To learn more, visit https://naturalstoneinstitute.org/sustainability.