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Published on: 7/9/2015 9:38 AM

Alameda County Waste Management Authority provides comprehensive construction and demolition resources as well as other recycling information.


California Materials Exchange Program (CalMAX) helps businesses find markets for used or unwanted materials to reduce disposal costs, encourage reuse and promote inexpensive alternatives to purchasing new materials. 

CalRecycle Interactive databases to search for C&D recycling facility information 

INFORM Reports and publications on a wide variety of issues including construction and demolition that promote a sustainable environment. offers resources that help to design and build a sustainable future. See the GreenClips archive --GreenClips is an email news digest for sustainable building design -- you can sign up for the free mailing list at this site. 


Smart Buildings reports, case studies and projects on a variety of building issues including deconstruction, demolition recycling and materials management. 

The Whole House Building Supply, opened recently at 1927 Pulga Avenue in East Palo Alto, offers a range of products including flooring, windows, doors, lights, sinks, molding, stone, glass and more. Whole House conducts salvage sales, and accepts donations which are tax deductible. Call (650) 856-0634.