Construction & Demolition Debris State Resource Locator
Primary State Agency: Department of Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Quality
General C&D Debris Information
C&D Debris Recycling
Tremendous opportunities exist for reusing and recycling C&D waste. The Minnesota Sustainable Design Guide provides strategies for the diversion of 80% of demolition debris and 75% of construction waste (both by volume) from landfills through salvage, recycling and/or recovery.
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.
Managing Construction & Demolition Waste
This guidance is provided primarily for construction and demolition contractors, construction and demolition waste haulers, roofing contractors, remodeling businesses, homebuilders and homeowners. Cities and counties that issue building permits may also find the information helpful. The guidance covers only those wastes commonly produced during building construction and demolition. You may obtain information about managing other wastes by contacting the sources listed on the last page of this technical bulletin.
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