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Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA)

Address 35 E. Wacker Dr., Suite 850, Chicago, IL Phone: 866.758.4721, Chicago, IL, 60601, US
Phone 866.758.4721
Website cdrecycling.org
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LEED changes a boost for C&D

Construction and demolition (C&D) materials are hefty. It is why we can so effectively build roads, bridges and buildings out of them. It's also why, by weight, they are the most significant material in the North American waste stream. This creates a challenge for recycling, as it's usually too expensive, in terms of ROI, to ship most recovered C&D end products, including wood, concrete, drywall, asphalt, and asphalt shingles.

CDRA celebrates 25 years of C&D World, announces strategic partnership and sets record for fundraising

In Nashville, February 10-13, the Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) celebrated the 25th anniversary of its signature meeting, C&D World, and announced strategic initiatives designed to guide its efforts to serve the C&D industry. The group also held a highly successful fundraiser for its issues and education fund. 

How government policy can help C&D recyclers

Several actions can be taken by governments at all levels to support the recycling of construction & demolition industry waste products. One of the most common tactics is landfill disposal bans on recyclable materials in the waste stream. Two examples are the ban on drywall disposal in British Columbia, and the requirement in King County, Washington that all C&D loads with more than 20 percent recyclable material be rejected at the transfer station and sent to a Material Recovery Facility.

​Nashville to host 25th Anniversary C&D World

 The only event that focuses on recycling North America's largest material stream is happening Feb. 10-13 in Nashville. C&D World 2018 is the place where the construction and demolition industry comes together to learn about, discuss, and solve the industry's issues. Even more special, the 2018 edition is the 25th anniversary of this popular meeting.

C&D not affected by "National Sword" initiative

The controversy surrounding China's recent decision to tighten standards for incoming recyclable goods is not seriously affecting the recycling of construction and demolition (C&D) materials, according to the C&D Recycling Association.

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