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Characterization of Building-Related Construction and Demolition Debris in the United States

The purpose of this 1998 report is to characterize the quantity and composition of building-related construction and demolition (C&D) debris generated in the United States in 1996, and to summarize the waste management practices for this waste stream. The focus of this report is on building-related wastes, including construction, demolition, and renovation of residential and nonresidential buildings. Road and bridge debris, land clearing debris, etc. are not covered in detail in this report. They are, however, discussed briefly.

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