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  Building Basics: Minimising Waste 2nd edition

Construction and demolition (C&D) waste is mainly solid waste and typically includes packaging from new building materials as well as wood, plasterboard, metal, concrete and rubble resulting from construction, renovation and demolition of buildings. 

Plant matter and unwanted soil shifted during the building process also fall into the waste category. 

Reduce, reuse, recycle, recover - this revised edition explains with detailed guidance and case studies how these steps can be achieved. It is designed for builders, designers, tradespeople and educators.