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Construction Waste Removal And Concrete Debris

Posted by Junk King on Feb 6, 2023 5:00:00 AM

 

[This article was originally published in March 2020 and has been revised and expanded.]

If you're engaged in a major construction project with demolition, odds are you'll end up with concrete, masonry and asphalt debris. So, what do you do with it?

Whether you are doing demolition, remodeling, or construction, there is always the time sensitive and costly process of getting rid of leftover debris.  Concrete disposal, in particular, can be challenging.

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Topics: Construction Waste Disposal, construction debris removal, C&D waste, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, construction waste, demolition, waste concrete recycling

Disposal of Concrete Debris and Recycling

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Feb 1, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published here in July 2015 and has been updated and revised.]

Concrete disposal is difficult work and can even be dangerous because it is heavy and unwieldy. And even transporting concrete debris can be a challenge.

Disposal of concrete debris requires careful planning for proper removal and hauling, but it also provides great opportunities for recycling and reuse.

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Topics: Construction Waste Disposal, Recycling, Landfills, Business Junk Removal, Hazardous Waste, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

Concrete Tips For Construction Waste Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Sep 12, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

[This article was first published here in August 2021 and has been revised and updated.]

Any construction involving remodeling, renovation, or demolition often results in concrete rubble that can be a large part of construction waste disposal. 

Unfortunately, this incredibly versatile and useful material often just ends up in a landfill, which is a two-fold loss for contractors and the industry.

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Topics: construction debris removal, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

Some Solid Tips For Recycling Concrete

Posted by Junk King on May 6, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

There are all types of yard waste and debris that can be recycled instead of put in landfills. However, for homeowners, concrete isn't always on the list.

Contractors, on the other hand, are often accustomed to disposing of large amounts of waste concrete and often use commercial crushing and recycling facilities to dispose of it. But not always.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, yard waste disposal, waste concrete recycling

3 Reasons for Recycling Your Concrete Disposal Material

Posted by Junk King on Mar 23, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

[This post originally appeared here in March 2015. It has been expanded upon, revised, and updated to reflect more recent information.]

Concrete disposal is difficult and even dangerous because it is heavy and unwieldy. Even transporting concrete debris can be a challenge.

And, while it is not normally classified as a hazardous material, the rules defining those types of materials can be confusing.

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Topics: Construction Waste Disposal, Landfills, Hazardous Waste, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

Zero Waste: Recycling Uncommon Residential Junk

Posted by Junk King on Nov 29, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

We're all familiar with recycling the common household items like paper, aluminum, glass, and plastics. But more uncommon materials can also be recycled.

What everyone may not know is that residential debris such as old tires, concrete rubble, and all types of wood waste are highly recyclable. 

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Topics: News, concrete removal, wood debris removal, waste concrete recycling, recycling wood, tire removal, recycling tires, zero waste

Solving The Concrete Crisis With Concrete Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jul 30, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

There is a looming global concrete crisis and it's due to a vanishing supply of sand. That's right, sand. But one solution is concrete recycling.

The world's supply of sand for use in concrete is disappearing at an alarming rate and alternatives such as recycling concrete are needed.

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Topics: C&D waste, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

5 Benefits When You Recycle Concrete

Posted by Junk King on May 8, 2018 6:10:00 AM
One of the most common by-products of demolition and remodeling is concrete debris. But, when responsibly disposed of, this material can be beneficial.
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Topics: construction recycling, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Construction Debris Recycling: Being Green Is Easy

Posted by Junk King on Oct 18, 2016 8:12:52 AM

There are a number of good reasons to consider construction debris recycling.
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Topics: Green Junk Removal, construction debris removal, construction debris, construction recycling, concrete debris, concrete removal

Is Construction Debris Recycling A Good Option?

Posted by Junk King on Aug 12, 2016 7:24:40 AM

It used to be that general contractors could just haul off all their construction debris and dump it either in a landfill, or in some empty lot. Those days are long gone, however.

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Topics: junk hauling, Hazardous Waste, outsourcing construction waste hauling, construction debris, construction recycling, construction waste removal, concrete removal

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