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.