Construction & Demolition Recycling

The City of Imperial Beach requires a Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste Management Plan for some of the construction projects.

According to Cal Recycle, construction and demolition (C&D) waste account for 22% of all waste in California. That is a significant number considering much of that waste ends up in a landfill. Most construction waste can be recycled or reused at a cost-saving to the builder. In many cases, state and local law requires the recycling of 65% of all construction waste.

Note: 2016 CALGreen new requirements (PDF) apply to projects that are locally permitted starting on January 1st, 2017.     

All are mandated to divert at least 65% of their construction waste, but who is required to divert?

  • Project cost is greater than $25,000
  • Project area is 2,500 square feet or more
  • Projects sponsored by the City or Redevelopment Agency
  • Project is governed by California Green Building Code

Construction waste generated in Imperial Beach can be handled through EDCO or by self-hauling to an approved C&D processing facility. There are different types of containers, check the dimension, load weight limits, and best uses for your project.

Visit EDCO's website for more information on C&D collection.

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