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Major UK Contractors Sign Up to Halving Their Landfilled Waste by 2012

Published: 17 October 2008 10:19 Author: John McKenna Government has a 2012 target of halving construction waste to landfill Several of the industry’s leading contractors yesterday signed up to a Government-backed initiative to halve the amount of construction waste sent to landfill by 2012. Bovis Lend Lease, Laing O’Rourke and Stanhope were among the clients, […]

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Construction Waste Standard Launched in Wales

02-10-2008 from LetsRecycle News Companies handling construction waste in Wales can now sign up to a standard recognising that they are disposing of it correctly and in line with their Duty of Care. Launched by Constructing Excellence in Wales (CEW) and Jane Davidson, Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing, the ‘Green Compass’ standard is the […]

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UK Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) WRAP Launches Complex Template

“WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) has launched (on 26 February 2008) a Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) template to help the construction industry comply with legislation coming into force in England in April, which will make SWMPs a mandatory requirement on all aspects of construction work worth more than £300,000. The template, which supports […]

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