Consigli used a combination of contract requirements, a worksite management plan and techniques to require its subcontractors to source-separate approximately 50 tons of clean new scrap gypsum wallboard from construction debris. Placing recycling containers throughout the construction site and putting disposal containers at a distance increased source separation by making it more convenient for workers to recycle than to discard recyclable materials.
Workers collected the materials on a regular basis and kept the wallboard dry and stacked flat in a closed container. Consigli transported the scrap wallboard 100 miles to G-P Gypsum Corporation in Newington, New Hampshire. G-P accepts both interior and exterior clean new scrap gypsum wallboard for $11-12 per ton and makes it into new wallboard..
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