DEEP: Information Resources for Contractors in the Construction Trades

Information Resources for Contractors
in the Construction Trades

Listed below are a number of links to web with environmental information for firms and individuals engaged in the construction trades, including architects, engineers, general contractors, new home construction contractors, renovation and demolition contractors, roofers, plumbers, electricians, painting and siding contractors, flooring and drywall contractors, masons, and others. If you have a question on any of the following subjects, please call the contact telephone number listed in the web page for that subject. If no contact phone number is listed, call (860) 424-3000, or send us an email.

Aggregate Recycling Facilities

Aquifer Protection

Asbestos Abatement/Removal  (CT Department of Health)

Asbestos Disposal

Asbestos in Schools  (US EPA)

Asphalt Shingle Recycling

Brush and Stump Management

Buy Recycled Products

Composting and Organics Recycling

Construction and Demolition Waste Management and Recycling 

Contaminated Soil and Sediment Staging and Transfer

Corrugated Cardboard Recycling


Deconstruction (a different kind of demolition)

Drinking Water Supplies  (CT Department of Health)

Electronics Recycling

Endangered Species

Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Facilities Fact Sheet

Freon Removal and Disposal  (US EPA)

Green Building (general information)

Green Building (requirements for state buildings and public K-12 schools)

Invasive Species

Landscape Stewardship

Lead-Based Paint Abatement/Removal  (CT Department of Health)

Lead-Based Paint Disposal Fact Sheet

Lead-Based Paint Testing and Disposal Guidance Document

List of Landfills in Connecticut

Management of Residential Construction Waste for the Single Family Home Contractor

Material Exchanges

Mercury-Containing Devices in Residential Buildings - Proper Management (US EPA)

Open Space

PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls)

PCBs in Caulk (DEEP Guidance)

PCBs in Caulk (EPA Guidance)

Pesticide Management

Permits and Licenses

Radon   (CT Department of Health)

Recycling Requirements

Remediation/Site Cleanup

Renovation and Demolition: Environmental, Health, and Safety Requirements You Should Know About

Renovation and Demolition:  "Red Flag List" for Local Code Officials

Renovation and Demolition:  sample checklist for EH&S requirements

Renovation and Demolition:  "Strategies for Success" handout

Renovation, Remodeling and Painting ("RRP") Rule  (CT Department of Health)

Septic Systems

Spill Prevention and Reporting

State of Connecticut Solid Waste Management Plan (see especially pages 4-67 to 4-73)

Structures, Dredging, and Fill in Tidal Wetlands and Tidal, Coastal or Navigable Waters

Stormwater Management at Construction Sites

Treated Lumber (Proper Use and Disposal)

Underground Storage Tanks (General Info)

Underground Storage Tanks (Residential Fuel Tanks)

Universal Waste Fact Sheet (Batteries, Fluorescent Lamps, Used Electronics, Mercury-Containing Devices)

Water Diversion


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Content Last Updated on June 12, 2017