California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling

Links to Additional Resources

  • Blue Book of Building and Construction. National publisher of regional directories for the building and construction trades and professions.
  • Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA). CMRA is the trade association devoted exclusively to the needs of the North American construction waste and demolition debris processing and recycling industry.
  • Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Managing Construction & Demolition Wastes. This website provides project planning tools, sample documents, and case studies highlighting techniques for saving money and protecting the environment through reuse and recycling of construction and demolition debris.
  • Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG). According to the site, “the WBDG is a web-based portal providing government and industry practitioners with one-stop access to up-to-date information on a wide range of building-related guidance, criteria, and technology from a 'whole buildings' perspective.”
  • Whole House Building Supply & Salvage. This deconstruction and salvaging company sells quality building materials that have been donated or salvaged from homes and businesses. They also conduct house salvage sales at homes that are slated for demolition. There is also information on what items are salvageable and procedures for removal.

CalRecycle's Programs & Resources

Note: You may also want to visit theCalRecycle's Sustainable/Green Building links page.

Last updated: December 12, 2016
Construction & Demolition Debris Recycling http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/ConDemo/
C&D Program Staff: condemo@calrecycle.ca.gov (916) 341-6489