(EPA Report 560K13002) EPA Region 5 prepared this report and bid specification development tools for cities, counties or land banks undertaking large-scale residential demolitions.
Anticipate the environmental issues and concerns so you can factor them into the planning and procurement process.
Develop contract language for a bid package that instructs contractors on specific technical requirements to achieve improved environmental results in a demolition project.
Table of Contents
Environmental Concerns about Common Demolition Practices
Highlighted Demolition Modifications to Improve Environmental Results
Earthwork Field Trial with Cuyahoga County Land Reutilization Corporation
Overview of Bid Specification Development Tool Use
- Pre-Demolition Survey
- Waste Management Plan
- Waste Disposal
- Salvage and Recycling
- Waste Handling and Disposal
- Hazardous Materials Handling
- Asbestos Compliance
- Managing Fugitive Dust
- Impervious Surface Removal
- Soils for Earthwork
- Placement of Fill
- Soil Preparation and Seeding