Construction & Demolition Waste
Did you know? According to Florida Department of Environmental Protection, about 25% of the solid waste generated in Florida is from construction and demolition activities.
Characterization of Building-Related Construction and Demolition Debris in the United States. – A comprehensive report prepared for the Environmental Protection Agency on the quantity and composition of C&D waste.
FDEP C&D Waste Page – Informational resources from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection including statistics, reporting procedures, links, and laws related to C&D debris.
Construction Waste Management – Field guide for construction waste management programs in the home building sector.
onSITE – Australian website featuring information on “minimizing construction waste to maximize competitiveness.”
Follow the Wrecking Ball: C&D Recovery at Work – A case study from a Portland, Oregon project describing how C&D waste was diverted from the landfill.
Wood Waste Best Management Practices – About half of C&D waste is made up of wood and wood pallets. The Wood Waste Best Management Practices manual was developed by Kessler Consulting and Sumter County, Florida, through a grant from the FDEP.