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5 Construction Waste Recycling Methods Which Save Building Costs

Here are five construction waste recycling methods through which sustainable builders achieve recycling and reuse of building waste in construction projects. Depending on assumptions made about the disposal cost of demolition materials when pricing the work, it may be very easy to show a cost reduction. If the tender price allows for disposal to landfill, […]

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Waste in 2008 a Review of the Year in Rubbish

A summary of the year in blogging at the Wastersblog. The Waster says what he thinks about EU Legislation, the recession in recycling which has produced the recycling cost scandal, and the wisdom of the UK in signing up as it did to the Landfill Directive reluctantly and only in exchange for a deal with […]

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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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Resurfacing Technique Saves the Planet

Insitu recycling of a damaged road surface near Peterborough provided a perfect solution for the local environmentally friendly council.  This is part of a report published in the Highways magazine June 2008. I won’t publish it all here for copyright reasons. (It may be available at http://www.highways-mag.co.uk/ )   Cambridgeshire County Council is believed to […]

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First UK Site Waste Management Plan Template (SWMP) Issued by WRAP in 2008

The following is our archived post in which we introduced the idea of a Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) template, which would be used to develop consistently high quality Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) at the start of all contrcution projects over £300,000 in value. “WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) has launched (on 26 […]

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