Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (GreenSource), Hardback Book

Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (GreenSource) Hardback


A Complete Reference on Construction Waste RecyclingThis GreenSource guide offers comprehensive information on how to recycle as much as 95 percent of new construction and demolition waste, reuse existing materials, and comply with U.S.

Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED waste management guidelines. Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste provides the strategies and tools you need to develop and implement a successful jobsite waste management plan.

This practical resource also covers other programs that promote sustainable construction, such as the International Code Council's ICC-ES program, the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Green Building Program, the Green Building Initiative Green Globes Program, BREEAM, and more. FIND OUT HOW TO:Manage construction and demolition waste on the jobsiteSet up an efficient jobsite recycling centerRecycle new construction wasteConduct an on-site audit to assess demolition wasteReuse existing materials, including asphalt, brick, concrete, insulation, structural steel, wood, glass, and moreDevelop a comprehensive waste management planComply with LEED standards to earn waste management creditsGet details on other green certification and code programsDocument waste management complianceInclude appropriate specifications in construction documentsMarket your jobsite recycling programDownloadable forms, templates, spreadsheets, and checklists available at


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256 pages, 50 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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  • Category: Ceramics & glass technology
  • ISBN: 9780071713382

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