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Solid Waste in New England

Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris: State Agencies and Other Organizations

Reuse in New England

Promoting reuse over traditional solid waste disposal of materials, the Guide can be used by businesses, institutions, and governments who deal with off-spec production or asset management, and others who are seeking or need to dispose of items that still may have "use." Find listings for donating used goods or unwanted materials - including those associated with construction - throughout New England. More»

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Northeast Recycling Council (NERC)
NERC web site provides contacts and other state recycling information

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Use the links on this page to access contact information and other resources from New England state agencies and other organizations:

Connecticut

Recycling Laws and Regulations, CT DEP

Green Building: Management of Residential Construction Waste for the Single Family Home Building Contractor, CT DEP

The ReCONNstruction Center
Salvaging and acquiring used building materials for resale and reuse.

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Maine

Maine Housing Building Materials Exchange (MHBME)
MHBME solicits donations of new, used, discarded and surplus building materials and related items, from manufacturers, suppliers, building/demolition contractors, and others.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Recycling - Construction & Demolition Debris
Includes information on C&D waste reduction planning, recycling and reusing C&D debris, government regulations, policies, and incentives, materials that require special handling (e.g., asbestos, pressure-treated wood and wood with lead paint), and green building design

Boston Building Resources (BBR)
BBR takes in residential construction/demolition reusables, including over-runs such as vanities, sinks, and tiles.

Boston ReStore
Collects donated office furniture and building supplies.

ReStore Home Improvement Center
Accepts donations of quality, but unwanted, home improvement materials

EcoBuilding Bargains
Springfield Massachusetts, an “Eco-Friendly” big-box building materials store.

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New Hampshire

Companies that Resell or Reuse Construction & Demolition Materials, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES)
Locations and contact information for companies that reclaim, reuse, or otherwise salvage used building materials.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management- Construction and Demolition Regulation (PDF) (15 pp, 84K)

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation

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Vermont

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) - Waste Management Division, Reducing Vermont's Construction Waste
Information on grants, salvage and recycling markets, planning for waste reduction, and job-site case studies.

Vermont Construction Site Reuse & Recycling Database, Vermont Business Materials Exchange

ReSource Vermont
Deconstruction and salvage of reusable materials

ReNew Building Materials & Salvage, Inc
ReNew accepts donations of used and surplus building materials and resells them at our retail store in Brattleboro, VT. ReNew also offers deconstruction services in Vermont and New Hampshire.

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