Waste Management Opens C&D Recycling Center in Oregon

Houston-based Waste Management has opened a $10 million, 65,000-square-foot construction and demolition (C&D) debris recycling center in Washington County, Ore. The facility contains such environmentally friendly features as a translucent roof for natural lighting and reduced energy consumption, and a system that collects rainwater from the roof and stores it for later on-site use.

“This is a significant investment for Waste Management and a reflection of our commitment to advancing sustainability in Oregon,” said Dean Kattler, vice president for Waste Management’s Northwest Market Area, in a press release. “Recovering debris from [C&D] sites and then putting it back to work in the community synchs up with our broader company strategies to use traditional waste in innovative, sustainable ways.”

For more on construction and demolition debris, read "Tumbling Down" from Waste Age's April issue.

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