According to the EPA, roughly 50 percent of materials put into the landfill are concrete and demolition debris materials. When landfilled, these items reduce air space and lead to higher disposal costs.
Concrete and demolition recycling, on the other hand, is a cost-effective way to dispose of construction debris. At our fully-integrated facility, these materials can be processed on-site, which leads to a greener ecosystem and a more economical solution to putting heavy debris into the landfill.
Concrete and other material, such as asphalt, brick, porcelain, tile and rock, gets collected away from our landfill in our concrete recycling plant. This material is stacked up into a crusher, which reduces the material into small, bite-sized pieces.
Once crushed, the material will go onto a set of conveyor belts, where magnets will pull off ferrous and non-ferrous metals for recycling. It will also go through a second round of impact crushing, helping break down the material further.
After this first pass, the material makes its way to a sifter which sorts the material into similarly sized chunks, allowing them to be used for different purposes such as road base, pea gravel and aggregate. It also will separate dust and dirt from rock materials, making for cleaner fills and a finer final product.
We accept clean concrete with and without rebar for recycling. Additionally, we accept clean rock base material such as, but not limited to, brick, granite, tile and asphalt, provided that the items are properly prepared as clean recyclables. We also have the capability to recycle other construction and demolition debris including lumber, wood and brush.
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