The volume equals one million 300 000 dump trucks with a capacity of 7 cubic meters. The Waste Management Plan of Construction and Demolition (RCD) of the Mexican Chamber of Construction Industry (CMIC) reveals that only three percent of the waste is utilized in recycling and reuse one percent.

The rest, alert, is deposited in unsuitable as ravines, abandoned land sites in public and in landfills, which causes the life of those places is shortened. So far, the only recycling plant construction waste is located in the Federal District and is private (AC Recycled Concrete Company)

Meanwhile, nationwide there are only 19 authorized disposal sites and are located in four states: State of Mexico, 14; Baja California, with 3; Guanajuato and the Federal District, with one each. According to the report, 87 percent of the materials composing the RCD is waste material from the excavation, concrete and prefabricated.

Ie, hydraulic, hydraulic concrete bases, poles cement, asphalt pavement, sand, you adopted, stone, block-partition, tabicones, pavers, masonry, brick, sewer pipes, mortar, worship and curbs, among others. Another 12 percent goes to waste materials such as plaster, drywall, wood, ceramics, plastics, metals, foils, glass, paper and cardboard.

Hazardous waste but also as oils, adhesives, asbestos, varnishes, copper, diesel, gas, gasoline, lead, synthetic resins, paints, lacquers, welds, oil or plastics. All these wastes generated environmental damage and health.

In view of this, says the Management Plan, it is necessary to establish different rules to which it is applied in the RCD. Considering the behavior of the industry for the period 2014-2018, the stage will be a waste generation between 9.2 and 9.9 million tonnes per year.

Official Standard 161 of the Ministry of Environment, published in 2013, states that are subject to submit a management plan all works that generate more than 80 cubic meters of construction waste. However, more than one year of entering into force, the standard is breached.