Fremont News

City of Fremont, Environmental Services

Posted on: January 9, 2017

Increased Recycling on Construction Projects

Effective 1/1/17, the 2016 CalGreen Building Code requires 65% of construction debris is recycled on specific projects.

This is up from the current 50% recycling requirement.

The following projects must submit a Waste Handling Plan and recycle 65% of the debris:

  • All new construction (residential and commercial)
  • All residential additions
  • All commercial additions over 1000 square feet
  • All commercial projects with a permit value over $200,000

Visit the Green Building page for more information.

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