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Waste of Resources

Waste of Resources
Index:


Waste or Resources:


Waste of Resources:
About:

MATERIALS EFFICIENCY AND WASTE

CONSIDER

Deconstruct not demolition:

WASTE MANAGEMENT IN USE:


WASTE HIERARCHIES:

Waste Hierarchy


Waste Hierarchy
NGS definition/the ideal

Refuse

Refuse

Reject

Return

Redesign to reduce

Reduce Demand

Respecify to Reduce Rejects

Reuse

CONSIDER

Reclaim

Retain

Recycle

Downcycle

Upcycle

Recover

Recovered Materials


Waste Hierarchy: The reality

Incinerate

Landfill


OTHER WASTE HIERARCHIES

New-build:

New-build:

Landscape

Soft Landscape

Hard Landscape

Exiting buildings:

Exiting buildings:

Brownfield site:

Remediate fill sites:

Demolition:

Demolition:

A run down area:


CD&E CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION & EXCAVATION WASTE FACTS AND FIGURES

90 m tonnes of construction, demolition & excavation waste leaves site in a skip each year 

Sources

EA survey (national survey, estimates, carried out in 1999/2000

Mass Balance Survey Viridis/CIRIA Viridis report VR4 2002

BRE facts & figures Waste

Resource Efficiency

(CIRIA/VIRIDIS REPORT VR4 2002)

The hidden budget

Cost of Waste

Savings from waste management

Waste management/minimisation

Waste Arising: Of the materials delivered to the UK's building sites,

Waste Arising

Waste arising

BRE facts & figures: Construction waste by volume

Key Waste Products KWP:

Waste by Building type: Timber

Common Waste Causes

Costs: sample project (BRE)

Demolition waste % by volume (BRE limited studies)

Demolition reuse and recycling potential (BRE limited studies)

Disposal routes

Recycling facts & figures

UK Reclamation Industry

UK Reclamation Industry

Case Study:

Carillion St Margaret’s Hospital Swindon

GMV Greenwich Millennium Village

Constructing Excellence EPI Environment Performance Indicators:

Production waste stock piles: 6000 m tonnes of waste stockpiled in UK

Slate production:


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