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Primary State Agency: Department of Natural Resources

General C&D Debris Information

C&D Debris Recycling

A Wisconsin Waste Characterization Study report from May of 2003 done for the Department by Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc. shows that C&D wastes comprise 28.7 percent of the waste being landfilled in Wisconsin or more than 850 thousand tons per year. Of the 4.7 million tons of waste going to municipal solid waste landfills, C&D wastes, paper and organic materials (food wastes) comprised two thirds of the total.

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

Pre-demolition Checklist

WasteCap Wisconsin WasteCap Wisconsin, Inc. is a statewide, nonprofit, industry supported 501(c)(3) organization that provides waste reduction and recycling assistance to businesses.

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