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Waste and Waste Management in Sustainable Construction

Waste and Waste Management in Sustainable Construction

Description

1 day training delivered by industry experts on waste and waste management in sustainable construction. Topics included in the day include:

a) How to manage waste production - types and sources of waste; waste audits; reduce, reduce, recycle waste; waste implications of buildng products, materials and systems

b) The legal responsibilities for preparing and managing a site waste management plan (SWMP) - evaluate the impact of ineffective working methods on waste generation; evaluate construction materials, products and systems in relation to their waste minimising potential; how legislation promotes best practice within SWMPs;  handling and storage procedures to ensure materials are moved and stored correctly, minimising damage and waste

c) The financial impact of waste on budgets - financial impact of sourcing materials locally, regionally and nationally; the financial impact of waste minimisation to include suitable segregation processes and waste disposal costs

At the end of the session all participants will be given access to our online resource centre with additional resources and links to continue developing your knowledge of this sustainable construction topic.


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