Waste Audits

A waste audit measures the amount and composition of waste generated by a building. It quantifies current performance and identifies ways to improve your diversion rate and reduce waste. A waste reduction work plan is a practical strategy developed to improve your overall waste performance, based on the waste audit’s results. Our team has completed thousands of waste audits and waste reduction work plans. We are third-party waste solutions experts dedicated to providing accurate results and cost-effective solutions.

Who needs a waste audit?

  • Retail Shopping Centers
  • Office Buildings
  • Construction or Demolition Projects
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels or Motels
  • Hospitals
  • Educational Institutions
  • Manufacturing Facilities
  • Multi-Residential Buildings

Why perform a waste audit?

  • Contribute to Zero Waste, LEED®, BOMA, ISO 14001, and other certifications
  • Meet and exceed corporate requirements
  • Comply with changing government regulations
  • Evaluate your current program to improve operating efficiency and minimize disposal costs
  • Identify opportunities to reduce waste and improve diversion rates
  • Ensure objective and trustworthy third-party results 

We’ve partnered with clients to:

  • Audit over 1.8 billion square feet of IC&I space.
  • Achieve 50% annual savings in waste management fees for a 7 million square foot retail portfolio.
  • Achieve a 99% Diversion rate for a 200-employee facility.

CD Sonter offers data input and analysis services for properties interested in tracking their utility and waste data through the ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® portal. ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® allows property managers to securely track and assess energy, natural gas, and water consumption as well as waste diversion, across multiple buildings and portfolios.