Building Deconstruction Policies

State, Cities, Counties and Businesses with Building Deconstruction, or C&D Waste Policies

 

Policy Guides and Resources

Deconstruction and Building Material Reuse: A Tool for Local Governments and Economic Development Practitioners – Delta Institute, Chicago, Illinois.

Deconstruction is Policy Already Written – by Sara Badiali

Cities with Building Deconstruction Laws

Portland, Oregon

City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Palo Alto, California

San Francisco, California (in process)

State’s With Recycling/Reuse Policies 

California

Connecticut

Hawaii

Illinois

Iowa

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

New Mexico

North Dakota

Ohio

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Islland

Vermont

Wisconsin

City

Alameda County,  California (East Bay)

Chicago, Illinois 

Cook County, Illinois

Epping, New Hampshire

King County, Washington

Malibu, Hawaii

San Francisco, California

San Mateo County, California (West Bay)

Chula Vista, California

Contra Costa, California

Marin County, California

Los Angeles, California

Menlo Park, California

(take our word for it, every county in California has a C&D Recycling ordinance)

Orange County, North Carolina

Madison, Wisconsin 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Lee County, Florida

Green County Springs, Florida

Seattle, Washington

Portland, Oregon

Lincoln, Nebraska

Cities with Adaptive Reuse Policies & Incentives

Phoenix, Arizona

Business with Internal Building Deconstruction/Reuse/Circular Economy Mandates

Google: Accelerating the Circular Economy Through Commercial Deconstruction and Reuse

Reclamation Administration: News and Research on Building Material Waste Prevention