Welcome to the CDRA

The Construction & Demolition Recycling Association (CDRA) promotes and defends the environmentally sound recycling of the more than 325 million tons of recoverable construction and demolition (C&D) materials that are generated in the United States annually.  These materials include aggregates such as concrete, asphalt, asphalt shingles, gypsum wallboard, wood and metals. 

The CDRA represents a diverse group of member companies and agencies from the many C&D materials recycling disciplines and industry specialties active in the United States and other countries.

It is the mission of the CDRA to:

  • Provide positive support and representation to the industry and CDRA members in legislative and rule-making venues that impact the recycling business.
  • Act as an advocate to promote C&D recycling and the recycle business in every manner possible that benefits CDRA members.
  • Facilitate and sponsor CDRA member interaction between the membership companies and further facilitate interaction between the membership and the many specialized services that can potentially benefit the membership such as equipment, financing, insurance and other specialized third party resources.

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CDRA members enjoy membership access for networking, reduced registration rates for CDRA events, a subscription to C&D World magazine, as well as a member listing on the CDRA website.

In addition to our standard memberships, the CDRA now offers Sponsor Level Memberships for C&D Recyclers and Industry Vendors. Click here for information.

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C&D World 2015

Save the date for Nashville!
C&D World 2015, the annual meeting of the CDRA, will convene on March 29–31 at the new Music City Center in Nashville. Mark your calendar to hear the latest news, see the latest innovations, and meet the newest faces in the C&D recycling industry!

Nominations are now being accepted
for the 2015 CDRA awards.
Click here to nominate!

Event Info

Need an Expert Speaker
on C&D Recycling?

The CDRA has a number of experts across North America willing to share their knowledge on the recycling and end uses of construction and demolition materials. Contact information on these experts is available from the CDRA at info@cdrecycling.org; 630-585-7530.