February 25

7 Reasons Why Your Construction Cleanup Company Should Use a Transfer Yard

New construction or remodeling projects often require the use of a construction debris disposal company. Construction is a messy, dirty, and dusty job, and a cleanup crew can cause delays if they don’t dispose of the debris fast and efficiently.

Landfills are usually located on the outskirts of a city and are only accessible via unpaved roads. They also can charge exorbitant rates and don’t win any awards with your environmentally-conscious customers, making a trip to the landfill anything but a quick detour.

The good news is there is an alternative to the landfill. At Coastal Recycling Services, we provide C&D disposal companies with convenient construction waste disposal options while saving them time and money.

Looking for a C&D waste disposal facility?
Contact Coastal Recycling Services today!

Your Crews Have Tough Jobs. Don’t Make Their Jobs Tougher

Clean-up after demolition or construction can be costly and time-consuming, especially if any of your waste requires special handling. Too much waste can also create hidden costs for you in the form of an inefficient job site, as waste materials, and eventually material you still intend to use, get haphazardly mixed in the same piles. The transfer yard’s job is to make work easier for the construction debris disposal company.

Unlike landfills, which may be miles away and only accessible through dangerous roads, transfer yards are centrally located within a city and are accessible by way of paved roads. You can be in and out of our transfer yard within 7 to 11 minutes. Moreover, the waste dumped in transfer yards is sorted and recycled. Your work site will also be better organized and safer as you sort waste into specific piles for pick-up later on.

Why Your Construction Debris Disposal Should Be Sent to Our Transfer Yard Instead of a Landfill

At Coastal Recycling Services, we’re committed to being a good partner that saves you time and money. Having been in the business of disposing of construction debris, we do understand your issues, and our job is to make your work easier.

1. We recycle construction debris

The materials that go to a dump are lost forever and often lead to major environmental problems as they break down. More people today are aware of the toxins and greenhouse gases that come from landfills and don’t want to contribute to them.

Fortunately, a large percentage of the waste from construction sites is recyclable. This includes plastic, paper, metal, concrete, asphalt, plasterboard, wood and more. Debris brought to us is sorted, recovered, and returned to the supply chain, reducing the amount of waste that ends up in the landfills.

2. You’ll be finished in about 7 to 11 minutes

Accessing a landfill takes time because they aren’t centrally located and have poorly-maintained roads. It may take 45 minutes or more to drop off the waste in landfills, and that’s if your truck doesn’t hit a nail. This isn’t the case with a transfer yard.

Construction debris disposal at our transfer yard only takes 7 to 11 minutes. This is because our transfer yard is accessible through paved roads. We also have a system that ensures more man-hours will be spent on the job site and not on our yard.

3. Centrally located

Due to the hazard they cause, landfills are located in remote areas. This is one of the key reasons why it takes longer to get to them. Transfer yards, on the other hand, are environmentally friendly. They don’t need to be hidden away because they are not dumpsites. There is also a vast network of transfer stations and recycling facilities for you to pick from. If you are looking for a recycling or trash drop-off location, give us a call for directions to the closest station.

4. Less expensive

Driving conditions to the landfills can be dangerous. The bad roads often lead to unnecessary wear and tear on the transport vehicles and pose a danger to workers. Ultimately, it is more expensive to dispose of construction waste in landfills than transfer yards, which feature paved roads, convenient location and fast drop-off times.

5. Paved, easy-to-use roads

Dirt roads can be hectic to drive on, especially after a downpour. That is why at Coastal Recycling Services, we have well-maintained paved roads to make it easier for you to move in and out of our transfer yard. The paved roads are one reason you will be in and out of our facility in less than 11 minutes.

6. Recycling sounds better to your customers

Landfills are associated with pollution. Knowing that the waste will go straight to the landfills will not please your customers. In our transfer yard, we are advocates of recycled building materials. Your clients will be happy to know that using your services will not lead to excessive environmental pollution.  

7. Reduce your business’s carbon footprint

Greenhouse gas production is the primary environmental threat posed by landfills. Organic waste in landfills causes the release of methane, which can linger in the atmosphere for a century and can trap 25 times more heat than carbon dioxide. Taking the trash to the transfer yards will reduce your carbon footprint because the waste will be sorted and recycled instead of breaking down and releasing gases in a landfill.

A Little About Our Transfer Yard

Coastal Recycling Services takes pride in being one of Jacksonville’s most recommended demolition and construction transfer services. Since 2002, our specialty has always been sorting, recycling and disposing of demolition and construction debris. We recycle 80% of the construction debris that is brought to us.

Materials We Accept

We accept demolition and construction refuse from contractors, constructing cleanup companies, waste management companies, and demolition companies as well as homeowners. We accept all C&D waste in compliance with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, including:

  • Steel
  • Glass
  • Brick
  • Concrete
  • Asphalt roofing material
  • Piping
  • Wallboard and drywall
  • Lumber
  • Landscaping materials, such as rocks, soils, and trees
  • Clean cardboard
  • Paper
  • Plastic
  • Wood (unpainted and non-treated)
  • Metal scraps
  • Scrap shingles
  • Siding concrete
  • Similar materials

Use The Coastal Recycling Transfer Yard For Your Construction Debris Disposal

Whether you are clearing a site after construction or a demolition, you’ll need an affordable and environmentally friendly way to dispose of your waste. With close to 20 years of experience in the business, Coastal Recycling Services can help with your construction debris disposal needs. We’re centrally located in Jacksonville and can accept up to 1,000 tons of C&D waste daily. To calculate your general cost for using our facility, CLICK HERE to access our container cost calculator.


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