This is a collection of sites which were particularly germane to the C&D Waste topic. This is a compilation of public, private and not-for-profits site that contain important information on the site. The presentation of the sites is by state generally unless a source was deemed to be national in its scope. The layout is title of the work, Geographic location, and some comments on the some of what made the site useful.
California – C&D Guides in English and Spanish (http://www.recycleworks.org/con_dem/index.html)
San Mateo County, California on-site recycling guide and a pocket guide in both English and Spanish.
California - Publications on Construction Waste Guidance (http://www.ciwmb.ca.gov/ConDemo/Pubs.htm)
Example waste management plan as well as other publications that discuss the recycling of various items, their quantities in the waste stream, composition, processing, and recycling issues.
Residential Construction Waste Management, Sustainable Resource Building Directory (http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/resident_const_waste.html)
This source links citizens to resources and to each other to create healthy, vital and sustainable communities.
Construction and Demolition Recycling (http://www.cdrecycler.com/magazine/)
The portal to the C&C recycling Industry
Hawaii - Contractor's Waste Management Guide (http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/ert/cwmg/index.html)
This document includes several good checklists and forms.
Advanced knowledge of the composting and waste processing capabilities of the recycling industry (http://www.jgpress.com/biocycle.htm)
Magazine advancing composting and organics recycling including C&D waste.
Residential Construction Waste Management Guide (http://oikos.com/esb/54/waste.html)
Contains books, videos, and software. Has a nice database of "environmentally preferable" or "green" building products.
National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) bookstore (http://www.nahbrc.org/BookStore2.asp?TrackID=&CategoryID=1656)
Source of some of the most definitive research in C&D waste.
National Association of Homebuilders Research site, Construction Waste Management (http://www.toolbase.org/tertiaryT.asp?DocumentID=2776&CategoryID=34)
Listing of NAHB publications and a few others as well as related linked to materials and processes.
Massachusetts - Recycling C&D Wastes: A Guide for Architects and Contractors (http://www.mass.gov/dep/recycle/cdhome.htm)
Developed by the Boston Society of Architects, The AGC,( Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts) and DEP.
Minnesota - C&D Waste: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle (http://www.moea.state.mn.us/greenbuilding/waste.cfm)
Additional links and resources
Washington, King County - Calculate the effectiveness of Jobsite recycling, Separation vs. Commingled C&D waste (http://www.metrokc.gov/dnrp/swd/construction-recycling/comingled.asp)
Practical approach to costing, separating, collecting data and making plans to divert C&D waste from the landfills of the Pacific Northwest.
National Park Service's Sustainable Design and Construction Database (http://www.nps.gov/)
The product listing portion of this database has approximately 1,300 entries from over 550 manufacturers; listings of over 7,000 recyclers of construction debris nationwide; and expanded listings of books, periodicals, organizations, and online (Internet) sources of sustainable information. The database can be searched by manufacturing plant location, CSI division, or product type
Georgia - Guidelines for on-site use of new and Scrap Wallboard (http://www.state.ga.us/dnr/p2ad/const_demo.html)
Drywall and asphalt shingle recycling processes and access to GA renovations tips
Massachusetts - Sample C&D Waste Plan (http://www.mass.gov/dep/recycle/cdhome.htm)
Among other model plans/policies, you'll find: Massachusetts Sample C&D Waste Plan: Use this model to itemize a breakdown of materials that will be recycled, reused, and salvaged. It allows for easier on-site categorization of materials that will be handled by different vendors.
North Carolina - Managing Construction and Demolition Debris: Aguide for Builders, Developers, and Contractors (http://www.healthgoods.com/Education/Environment_Information/Solid_Waste/managing_construction_debris.htm)
Guide published to assist in the effort to reduce C&D waste by 40%
North Carolina - WasteSpec: Model Specifications for Construction Waste Reduction, Reuse, and Recycling Triangle J Council of Governments, NC (http://www.tjcog.dst.nc.us/cdwaste.htm)
WasteSpec is a manual that provides model specifications and background information addressing waste reduction, reuse, and recycling before and during construction and demolition. The 114-page manual includes model specifications tailored to all sixteen divisions of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) system of specifications. Each provision includes a cost implication symbol.
Montana, Peaks to Prairies - Waste Management Resources (http://peakstoprairies.org/p2bande/Construction/C&DWaste/)
Provides links to several resources including the waste management plan developed by the National Association of Home Builders Research Center for Florida, 1996
Seattle, WA - Resource Venture - Construction Waste Management (http://www.resourceventure.org/rv/issues/building/get-started/cons-wste-mgmt/index.php)
The Contractors Guide (PDF, 1.28 MB) is the guide for commercial and residential contractors working in Puget Sound. You will learn, step-by-step, how to set up a job-site recycling program, write a construction waste management plan, calculate the cost-effectiveness of recycling, how to select a recycling hauler, set up your site and how to encourage your crew and subs to participate.
Construction Waste Management Plan (http://www.resourceventure.org/rv/publications/building/WasteMgmtPlan.doc)
The plan is a short, simple document for preparing in advance how you will manage your construction waste throughout the project. It includes instructions for your crew and subcontractors on which materials will be reused, recycled or landfilled and where they will be taken and the handling procedure for each material. Posting your plan on your job-site is an effective way to communicate to your crew and subs what they need to do.
Texas, Austin, - Construction Recycling (http://www.greenbuilder.com/sourcebook/ConstructionWaste.html)
General Recycling Ideas
EPA, WasteWise – National source reduction program and publications. (http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/reduce/wstewise/wrr/prevent.htm)
Federal program and partners success stories, goal setting criteria, publications, and links to both actual and research sites committed to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
Vermont - Construction Waste Reduction (http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/wastediv/recycling/candd.htm)
This website has guidance on planning, case studies and contract specs
Florida – Construction Waste Management Handbook, Homestead Habitat for Humanity prepared by NAHB Research Center (http://www.smartgrowth.org/library/constwastemgmt_hndbk.html)
This handbook documents the experience of 187 homes and the lessons learned in affordable housing projects and what is possible with C&D waste in that circumstance.
PPRC - Green Building - Demolition and Construction Management (http://www.pprc.org/pubs/greencon/demo.cfm)
A collection of valuable links on the subject. Some duplication of those listed here.
SWANA - Construction Waste Home Study Course (http://shop.store.yahoo.com/swanastore/gensym-5.html)
SWANA - Solid Waste Assoc of North America; An educational tool for communities and private sector interests, this document focuses on the planning issues and implementation opportunities associated with the recycling of construction waste and demolition debris.
Whole Building Design Guide - Construction Waste Management Database (http://www.wbdg.org/tools/cwm.php)
The Construction Waste Management Database contains information on companies that haul, collect and process recyclable debris from construction projects. Created in 2002 by GSA's Environmental Strategies and Safety Division to promote responsible waste disposal, the Database is a free online service for those seeking companies that recycle construction debris in their area. Use the form below to search the Database by state, zip code or material(s) recycled.
Wisconsin – Waste Management Program (http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/aw/wm/condemo/)
2003 waste stream characterization study and comparison of Franklin report and Cascadia approaches.