Tips for Contractors

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Moving towards Zero Waste & Cost Savings – A Roadmap for Contractors & Builders, 12/2012
A new resource for builders guides them through the process of project design and implementation that can both save money and increase the reuse and recycling that is achieved; moving a project towards zero waste. Moving towards Zero Waste & Cost Savings – A Roadmap for Contractors & Builders is a product of an EPA New England grant that Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) has had for the past two years to work with builders and contractors to incorporate zero waste strategies into building, remodeling, and deconstruction projects. Click here to view the guide.

Calculating the Cost Effectiveness of Recycling C&D – Tips for contractors, 11/2012
Recently posted by NERC is a brief document that explains how to calculate the cost effectiveness of C&D recycling. Click here to view.

Did you know - producing new plastic from recycled material uses only two-thirds of the energy required to manufacture it from raw materials?