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Construction professionals help build strong communities. They can also help build a waste-free future.

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Make the most of construction cleanup

Construction can generate a lot of debris—but a lot of the material that gets discarded can be reused. Anything from concrete and flooring tiles to fixtures and doors to materials like wood, metal, bricks and glass can be recycled. It takes a bit more planning than just calling the junk man—but that effort can reduce hauling costs, eliminate high landfill fees, and contribute to the production of lower-cost recycled products. It’s also just plain good for the environment.

  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 230 million to 530 million tons of C&D are produced nationwide each year in the United States
  • Recycling 538 million tons of C&D waste saves 4,300 acres of landfill space
  • It’s projected that 28,000 US jobs will be a direct result of the C&D recycling industry
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Sift through the confusion of construction waste

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