What is Construction Debris Anyway?

The short answer is, construction debris is all the solid waste (uncontaminated) that comes from a construction project, remodeling project, demolition and repairs of utilities, roads and other structures.

Over 65 years in the NY & NJ Construction Market

Over 65 years in the NY & NJ Construction Market

There are a variety of different waste that can be labeled construction debris. Some examples are included below:

  • Rock/Concrete/Brick/Block
  • Soil
  • Wood
  • Wall Coverings (Plaster, Drywall, non-asbestos insulation)
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Roofing Shingles (and other roofing materials)
  • Asphalt
  • Glass
  • Plastics
  • Empty Buckets
  • Electrical Wiring

We have created a new program for drywall recycling, in order to increase the amount that is being recycled.

It is important that construction and demolition debris is processed and recycled correctly. Cardella is a proud member of the US Green Building Council, and you can be sure we work hard to ensure that every site we are on has optimum recycling rates. Contact us today at (800) 548-7001 to learn how we can help you.


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