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Construction & Demolition Waste
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Construction and Demolition Waste (C&D) waste is waste material generated by the demolition of roads, buildings, and other structures. C&D waste typically consists of mostly inert materials, such as concrete, brick, waste lumber, plaster, sheet rock, roofing materials, ceramic plumbing fixtures, etc.

Because C&D waste is mostly inert materials, C&D landfills do not have the same requirements for construction as MSW landfills. For this reason, C&D landfills are not permitted to accept household garbage or other MSW. MSW, hazardous wastes, furniture, waste tires, appliances, fluorescent lighting and mercury containing devices must be removed from a structure before it is demolished.

C&D Landfill Location
Currently, there is only one C&D landfill within Blue Earth County:
  • The Pilgrim Demolition Landfill - The Pilgrim Demolition Landfill is a C&D landfill owned and operated by Southern Minnesota Construction. It is located on the northern edge of Mankato at 3600 Third Avenue. Pilgrim is permitted to take C&D waste, and accepts waste from contractors, waste haulers, and the general public.

Contact the Pilgrim Landfill at (507) 388-3122 to find out what wastes they can accept, and find out about their hours and rates.