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Welcome to REBRI

REBRI stands for Resource Efficiency in the Building and Related Industries. Resource efficiency is all about using materials, energy, time and money more effectively. REBRI's main focus is on reducing the amount of building material wastes generated at C&D sites that would otherwise be sent to landfill.

Building Basics: Minimising Waste

BRANZ_MinimisingWaste_Cover.jpgReduce, reuse, recycle, recover, residual disposal - this book explains with detailed guidance and case studies how these steps can be achieved. It is designed for builders, designers, tradespeople and educators. Find out more

Assessing Waste Streams

At the very start of a project, the possibilities for material recycling need to be established. Most materials from construction/demolition sites can be reused or recycled. Find out more 

Plans, Forms and Guides

Access the REBRI Recycling Directory, REBRI Resource Routing Calculator, REBRI Waste Management Plan, REBRI Waste Transfer Form, guides, checklists and more. Find out more

Why REBRI?

REBRI's main focus is on reducing the amount of building material wastes generated at construction and demolition sites that would otherwise be sent to landfill.

Assessing Waste Streams

The possibilities of material recycling need to be established at the start of any building project. Cost, time and demand are factors involved when considering material recycling for reuse.

Planning for Waste Management

How to design and plan for waste management when starting a building project.

Managing Waste

Opportunities to reduce waste exist at all stages of construction and deconstruction projects. The key is to reduce the amount of material wastes generated in the first place and then ensure any wastes are managed effectively.

Case Studies

Read case studies for waste management in construction projects in New Zealand.

Plans, Forms and Guides

Access the REBRI Recycling Directory, REBRI Resource Routing Calculator, REBRI Waste Management Plan, REBRI Waste Transfer Form, guides, checklists and more.

About REBRI

REBRI stands for Resource Efficiency in the Building and Related Industries. Its purpose is to promote, advocate and assist resource efficiency measures in the building and related industries.