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California


Primary State Agency: California Environmental Protection Agency

General C&D Debris Information


C&D Debris Recycling

CA indentifies reuse and recycling of C&D materials is one component of a larger holistic practice called sustainable or green building construction. Among other resources, there is C&D Debris Recyclers database to search for recycling facilities by material type.

Other Resources

Sustainable Management of Construction and Demolition Materials. EPA promotes a Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) approach that identifies certain C&D materials as commodities that can be used in new building projects.

Sustainable Materials Management Options for Construction and Demolition Debris (2018). This document summarizes various reports produced by EPA since 2012 to help practitioners, regulators, and other stakeholders manage CDD in a manner that is protective of human health and the environment.

Industrial and Construction and Demolition (C&D) Landfills . EPA's minimum technical criteria that industrial landfills must meet.

State and Local Government Construction and Demolition (C&D) Materials Measurement Reports. A collection of reports showing state-wide C&D materials amounts that were disposed and/or recycled for recent years. Data is not available for all states.

Recycling Directory

Construction & Demolition Publications The publications described below provide information on alternatives to disposal that can save you money in avoided disposal fees and potentially generate income from the sales of salvageable materials.

Construction and Demolition Publications An extensive list of on-line publications covering various C&D debris topics. Topics include: concrete and asphalt pavement recycling, asphalt roofing shingles recycling, C&D recycling plans & policies, waste diversion, carpet, deconstruction training, designing with vision, drywall recycling, green building, job site source separation, latex paint, lumber waste, mixed C&D, recycled aggregate, and recycled plastic lumber.

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