Monday, November 20, 2017
     

ACCEPTABLE CONSTRUCTION & DEMOLITION

WASTES - CHECKLIST


The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) considers the following materials acceptable for disposal in a construction and demolition (C&D) waste disposal area:

  • Street sweepings (litter removed, concentrations of metals, VOCs, and other compounds below regulatory levels)
  • Floor tile (containing non-friable asbestos) resulting from the construction, remodeling, or repair and demolition of structures and utilities
  • Siding (containing non-friable asbestos) resulting from the construction, remodeling, or repair and demolition of structures and utilities
  • Roofing material (containing non-friable asbestos) resulting from the construction, remodeling, or repair and demolition of structures and utilities
  • Solid waste resulting from the construction, remodeling, or repair and demolition of structures, roads, sidewalks, and utilities, including, but not limited to, bricks, concrete, and other masonry materials, soil, rock, wood, wood products, wall or floor coverings, plaster, drywall, plumbing fixtures, electrical wiring, electrical components containing no hazardous materials, nonasbestos insulation, and small quantities of construction related packaging
  • Trees, brush, and sod; incidental quantities of leaves and grass
  • Metal scrap (e.g. tie strapping)
  • Untreated wood and untreated sawdust; wooden pallets
  • Treated wood from demolition projects
  • Processed wood which is not considered to present a significant risk of adverse impacts to groundwater quality, including coated wood (e.g. painted, stained, or varnished) from any source and engineered wood (e.g. plywood, laminated wood, oriented-strand or particle board) from any source, except as noted
  • Mobile homes and trailers (except the tires and fuel tanks)
  • Small amounts of municipal solid waste generated by the consumption of food and drinks at construction or demolition sites, including, but not limited to, cups, bags, and bottles
  • Furniture (no computer monitors or other components, TVs, VCRs, stereos, etc.) and appliances from which ozone depleting chlorofluorocarbons have been removed in accordance with the provisions of the federal clean air act
  • Solid waste consisting of motor vehicle window glass