Construction Debris

Construction Debris

Construction and demolition debris is defined as materials resulting from the alteration, construction, destruction, rehabilitation or repair of any physical structure. Materials include lumber, drywall, brick concrete, metals, plaster, windows, roofing materials, plumbing fixtures, electrical wiring, heating equipment, asphalt and insulation.

If you have railroad ties, see the Ohio EPA's guidance document regarding railroad tiesRailroad ties should be disposed of in a solid waste or construction and demolition debris landfill.

For a list of facilities that accept construction debris for recycling and/or disposal, see our Business Recycling Directory.

Have you considered deconstruction as an option? Deconstruction is defined as selectively dismantling a structure for the purpose of salvaging valuable construction and architectural materials to resell, reuse, or recycle. For more information, see our Deconstruction page.

The locations listed below accept donations of usable construction materials to maintain their facilities or help the organization's mission.

Donation Locations