Construction Waste Recycler of Texas Recycling Info

Construction Waste Charts

"In the United States, construction and demolition debris (the waste produced in the course of constructing, renovating, and demolishing buildings) accounts for 10 percent to as much as 30 percent of the total municipal waste stream." - Austin Energy Green Building.

According to the National Association of Home Builders Research Center, "The construction of a 2,000 square foot home will generate approximately four tons of debris, all of which is typically disposed of in landfills."  And that's only a "typical" 2000 sq ft home which is smaller than many of the newer homes. By employing on-site grinding and recycling, we can reduce the amount of waste dumped in a landfill up to 78% by volume or 85% by weight.  On-site grinding converts a waste product into a usable, environmentally friendly, resource material.

Less administrative efforts, competitive pricing and the benefits of recycling make Construction Waste Recycler of Texas a wise choice for all your construction waste needs.

Lumber and Other Wood Scraps:

Ground into wood chips and mulch that can be used for:
  • Landscape mulch
  • Tree root zone protection
  • Erosion control
  • Walk paths
  • Soil amendment
Wood Waste Mulch Pile Mulch Application
  Mulch Application Mulch Application Mulch Application

Drywall (Gypsum, Sheet Rock):

Ground and used to:
  • Provide nutrients such as calcium and sulfur to the soil,
    without raising the PH
  • Help retain moisture in soil
  • Loosen clay soil
  • Flush salt from sodic soils
Drywall Waste Grinding Gypsum Gypsum Application

The USDA has called gypsum a resource that can be used to help establish a lawn around a new home.

Block, Brick, Sandstone, and Limestone:

Ground and used as:
  • Aggregate
  • Fill
  • Landscape material
Block and Brick Waste Sandstone Waste Masonry Waste
  Block and Brick After Grind Sandstone After Grind

Roofing Tiles and Asphalt Roofing Shingles:

Ground and used as:
  • Aggregate
  • Fill
Roofing Tile Waste Roofing Tile After Grind Roofing Tile After Grind


Nails are automatically seperated from scrap wood during grinding.
CWR of Texas collects the seperated nails and other discarded
metals and delivers them to a metal recycling center.
Removed Nails


Cardboard containers are broken down, flattened, and stacked in a designated area by the subcontractors.
CWR of Texas collects the cardboard and delivers them to a recycleing center.
Cardboard Waste Cardboard Waste Cardboard Processed