Recycling construction and demolition material

How to safely recycle construction and demolition materials.


What it contains

This document describes how asbestos regulations apply to workplaces when recycling construction and demolition (C&D) materials. Use this guide to plan how to remove asbestos materials before recycling C&D materials.

It explains:

  • what the asbestos regulations are for workplaces recycling C&D materials
  • how to work out if C&D materials contain asbestos
  • the meaning of definitions used in the asbestos regulations
  • the duties of asset managers, waste managers, transporters, processors and vendors
  • how to prepare and unload materials for delivery
  • who is responsible for quality control and auditing materials