Construction and Demolition Debris State Resource Locator Back to the Gateway


Primary State Agency: Department of Environmental Quality

General C&D Debris Information

C&D Debris Recycling
C&D debris is uncontaminated solid waste resulting from construction, building remodeling, repair, deconstruction or demolition operations. It is estimated that it is the source for 30% of all waste sent to the municipal landfills. Much of the waste could be usable. We pay three times for materials that aren't used or recycled: once when we buy materials, second for disposal and third time when we purchase new materials to replace those that could have been reused.

Other Resources

  • Waste Exemptions and Guidance This page contains a number of generic exemptions that were developed by the DEQ in addition to some guidance documents related to solid waste issues.

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