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Local Government Construction and Demolition (C&D) Guide

Construction and Demolition References and Resources

Contact Information


Below are local government or waste industry representatives who have expertise in the area of construction and demolition (C&D) materials diversion. They have all consented to being listed on our website as resources for local government. Their inclusion below does not constitute endorsement by the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and is provided for informational purposes only. The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) is distributing this information in an effort to increase public awareness and knowledge about this important topic.

  • Stephen Bantillo: Environmental Services Specialist, City of San Jose and Chair of CDDD:
    City of San José, Environmental Services Department
    Integrated Waste Management
    200 East Santa Clara Street 10th Floor
    San Jose', CA 95113-1905
    Office and voicemail: (408)975-2508
    Fax: (408) 2926211
  • Joan Edwards: Consultant, J. Edwards & Associates. Specializes in C&D Ordinances.
    Joan Edwards
    J. Edwards & Associates
    10840 Charnock Road
    Los Angeles, CA 90034
    (310) 253-9790
  • Jack Ezekiel: Senior Transportation Engineer, California Department of Transportation
    (916) 651-8254
  • Constance Hornig: Lawyer, Law Offices,
  • Kelly Ingalls: Regional Director, Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA) of Southern California, Nonprofit Organization,
    For downloadable presentation on C&D Diversion,
  • Berger Jostad: President for Viking Demolition, & National Association of Demolition-Southern California Chapter
  • Jim Merid: Recycling Coordinator, City of Aliso Viejo, Orange County
    (949) 425-2535
  • Fairlight Newman: Recycling and Resource Recovery Specialist, County of Monterey, Health Department (C&D hauler franchise language)
  • Wendy Sommer: Senior Program Manager, Alameda County Waste Management Authority,
  • Mary Goytia Strauss: Senior Management Analyst, City of La Cañada Flintridge,
    (818) 790-8882 (using language in C&D hauler contract to create incentives for C&D debris recovery.)
  • William Worrell: Representative for Regional Agency in San Luis Obispo area and Manager for the San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority, 870 Oso Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401


Web Sites

Below are useful websites related to C&D diversion.

Construction and Demolition (C&D) | Jurisdictions | Green Building | Other Websites


The following websites refer to specific C&D information such as definitions, databases, and ordinances.


The following websites refer to individual jurisdiction sites that contain good C&D information.

Green Buildings

The following websites refer to green building information.

Other Websites

The following websites refer to various organizations, bills, and out-of-state sites that contain C&D information.



Below are useful publications related to C&D diversion.


If you need help with your ordinance or this web page. Please feel free to contact Diana Suarez-Arguelles for help with your ordinance or for further information about this web page. Use “C&D Diversion Information Page” for the subject heading, so that your e-mail is properly directed. Alternatively, contact your local assistance staff representative.

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Last updated: June 15, 2010
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