Publication Summary

The Capitol Area East End Office Complex: A Case for Construction and Demolition Waste Diversion (433-2003-0023)




Green Building

Case study

This report examines the rationale for adopting high construction and demolition (C&D) waste diversion goals in building and construction projects, including benefits related to resource conservation, conservation of space in landfills, lower waste management costs, and enhanced neighborhood preservation, and features a waste management case study of a large office complex built in a metropolitan area of California. The discussion covers procedures for implementing waste management programs and is intended to serve as a reference for building professionals.