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Sonoma County Waste Management Agency

Green Building: Search Builder's Guide

What are C&D materials?

Common C&D materials include lumber, drywall, metals, masonry (brick, concrete, etc.), carpet, plastic, pipe, rocks, dirt, paper, cardboard, or green waste related to land development. Of these, metals are the most commonly recycled material while lumber makes up the majority of debris that still goes to a landfill. For more information, visit CalRecycle Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling Page

Download the Building Materials Reuse Guide for Sonoma County (PDF: 1.39 MB)



Building materialsConstruction and demolition (C&D) materials account for almost 27% percent of the overall waste stream in Sonoma County according to the 2007 Sonoma County Waste Characterization Study. Many of these materials can be reused or recycled, thus prolonging our supply of natural resources and potentially saving money in the process.



Find Reuse & Recycling Options

Sonoma County Waste Management Agency ● 2300 County Center Drive, Suite B-100 ● Santa Rosa, CA 95403