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.
Find out about:
- setting up a waste management system
- who does what?
- dismantling and deconstruction
- waste separation and storage
- managing liquid wastes
- transporting waste
- resource tracking
- reviewing the process.
Retrieving and cleaning many materials requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) - make sure everyone on site knows what PPE to use and how to use it.