Waste Management Plan

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									This is a document executed by the primary contractor of a construction project to
outline waste management goals. Waste management is a vital phase of a construction
project that is often overlooked. This document sets forth the percentage of waste that
will be recycled, disposal of hazardous waste, and disposal of non-hazardous waste.
This document can be used by small businesses that operate as contractors and want
to establish a particular plan for waste management.
                    CONSTRUCTION WASTE MANAGEMENT PLAN

Project:              ___________ [Instruction: Insert Project Name]

Project Description: ___________ [Instruction: Insert Project Description]

Contractor:           ___________ [Instruction: Insert Contractor Name]
                      ___________ [Instruction: Insert Address 1]
                      ___________ [Instruction: Insert Address 2]
                      ___________ [Instruction: Insert Phone Number]

Contract Number:      ___________ [Instruction: Insert Contract Number]

1. Waste Management Goals.

    A. The Waste Management Plan shall be maintained throughout the Project. The Contractor
will be expected to ensure that all subcontractors comply with the Waste Management Plan.
Each subcontractor will be expected to ensure that their crews comply with the Waste
Management Plan. As each new subcontractor comes on-site, the Contractor will present the
subcontractor with a copy of the Waste Management Plan and provide a tour of the recycling
areas.

   B. The waste management requirements will be developed and in place prior to the start of
any work and shall conform to state and local regulations and practices for projects of the scale
and nature of the Project.

   C. Waste prevention and recycling activities will be discussed at each safety meeting.

   D. All recycling containers will be clearly labeled. Lists of acceptable and unacceptable
materials will be posted throughout the site.

   E. The Project will recycle or salvage for reuse ___________ percent (___%) [Instruction:
Insert Percentage] by weight of the waste generated on-site.

   F. During the course of the Project, Contractor will keep a waste management progress
report, and upon completion of the Project, the Contractor will submit the report indicating all
waste stream activities to the owner and the local community at large.

2. Expected Project Waste, Disposal, and Handling. The following charts identify waste
materials expected on this Project, their disposal method, and handling procedure.

                      Non-Hazardous Demolition/Construction Waste

Material        Quantity     Disposal Method           Handling Procedure
Asphalt
Bricks
Glass
Wood
Wood Debris
Forming
Boards
Organic
Materials
Scrap Metal
Other Metals
Fixtures
Piping
Discarded
Equipment
Drywall
Packing
Materials
Cardboard
Styrofoam
Other Non-
hazardous
Waste

                      Hazardous Demolition/Construction Waste

Material       Quantity   Disposal Method      Handling Procedure
 Fluorescent
    lights
   Ballast
  w/PCB’s
    Paint
  Cleaners
  Asbestos
  Batteries
Thermostats
Other
Hazardous
Waste

								
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