NYC Government Publication
Construction & Demolition Waste Manual
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This document is an introduction and resource handbook for construction and demolition (C&D) waste reduction, reuse and recycling on New York City Projects. Its basic goal is to assist design and construction professionals to prevent construction waste and to divert from landfills the C&D waste that is generated. The guidelines are addressed to all the participants in projects for the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Administrators and managers from DDC; Architects and their consultants; Construction Managers; and Contractors. C&D Waste management is a cooperative effort. DDC's Office of Sustainable Design supports and encourages committed action with this handbook.