Implement a construction and demolition debris recycling program for major renovations and new construction to achieve a recycling and diversion rate of at least 80 percent. Construction and demolition debris is bulky, non-compactable material generated during construction and renovation projects. This material includes ceiling tiles, bricks, glass, carpeting, cabinetry, cement and much more. Hospitals have demonstrated the financial and environmental value of reducing the amount of debris headed to landfills through reduction, reuse, and recycling.
How to divert construction and demolition debris
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