Solid Waste in New England
Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris: Related Links
Promoting reuse over traditional solid waste disposal of materials, the Guide can be used by businesses, institutions, and governments who deal with off-spec production or asset management, and others who are seeking or need to dispose of items that still may have "use." Find listings for donating used goods or unwanted materials - including those associated with construction - throughout New England. More»
EPA New England
Solid Waste in New England - Information and links on a range of topics including electronics, scrap tires, composting, environmentally preferable purchasing, and New England programs and contacts.
Reuse in New England - a guide to promote the reuse of goods and unwanted materials (including building materials). Includes links to donation opportunities, materials exchanges, reuse directories, and other information.
Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) - a partnership of ten states united for recycling market development.
Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA) - a regional organization coordinating interstate hazardous waste, solid waste, and pollution prevention activities. NEWMOA is working to improve state understanding of C&D generation, processing, capacity, end-use markets, and interstate flow, and to develop beneficial uses and management strategies.
For additional information, see the Construction and Demolition (C&D) debris project summary, 2003 (PDF) (1 pg, 7K, About PDF).
Northeast Resource Recovery Association (NRRA) - a regional organization working to make member recycling programs strong, efficient, and financially successful.
Construction Industry Compliance Assistance Center - plain language explanations of environmental requirements for the construction industry.
Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA) - an association for the North American construction waste and demolition debris processing and recycling industry.
National Recycling Coalition (NRC) - technical information, education, training, outreach, and advocacy services to improve recycling, source reduction, composting, and reuse.
Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) - education, innovation, and communication programs.
The Institution Recycling Network - a cooperative to improve the financial and operating results for recycling programs at colleges and universities, hospitals, nursing homes, private schools, and similar institutions.
Recycling Construction and Demolition Wastes: A Guide for Architects and Contractors, April 2005, Institution Recycling Network - An introduction and "how to" for job site recycling. Written for those in the building industry who are interested in C&D recycling, but unfamiliar with it's practice.
Additional information and links can be found at the EPA national C&D debris Web site.
For information on state requirements and programs for C&D debris management, see State Agencies and Other Organizations.