Information Resources for Contractors
in the Construction Trades

Listed below are a number of web links 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 and Demolition Notification Forms (CT Department of Health)

Asbestos Abatement/Removal  (CT Department of Health)

Asbestos Abatement/Removal (US EPA)

Asbestos Disposal

Asbestos Demolition and Renovation Notification Form (CT DEEP)

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/or Sediment Staging and Transfer General Permit

Corrugated Cardboard Recycling


Deconstruction (a different kind of demolition)

Demolition Codes and Demolition Licensing

Drinking Water Supplies (CT Department of Health)

Electronics Recycling

Endangered Species

Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Facilities Fact Sheet

Freon Removal and Disposal  (US EPA)

Fugitive Dust Emission Regulation (see in particular Section 22a-174-18(c))

Green Building (general information)

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

Indoor Air Quality  (CT DPH)

Invasive Species

Landscape Stewardship

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

Lead-Based Paint Disposal Fact Sheet

Lead-Based Paint Disposal Training PowerPoint Presentation

Lead-Based Paint Testing and Disposal Guidance Document

Lead-Safe Housing Rule (US HUD)

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)

Mold - Indoor Air Quality (CT DPH)

Noise Pollution Control

Open Space

Particulate Matter

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

Renovation, Repair, and Painting ("RRP") Rule  (US EPA)

Septic Systems

Spill Prevention and Reporting

State Building Inspector's Office

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 (Batteries, Fluorescent Lamps, Used Electronics, Mercury-Containing Devices)


Water Diversion


Worker Health and Safety (CONN OSHA)

Worker Health and Safety (US OSHA)

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Content Last Updated October 28, 2022