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Construction and Demolition Waste Management

  • Clean wood waste ready for recycling.

Construction and demolition (C&D) related materials account for approximately 28% of all waste disposed in Seattle. Construction waste is generated through construction, demolition and remodeling activities by contractors, commercial businesses and homeowners. Seattle has recently adopted new recycling requirements for C&D materials through landfill disposal bans, facility certification and waste diversion reporting. The City’s Green Building programs also often require salvaging and recycling a large percentage of the construction waste generated by construction activities. Learn more about these topics and how to find recycling services for your project through the following resources: