7 – Construction and Demolition Waste

Source: Feasta

Rather than sticking with the typical Q&A process I approached this issue as an article from the outset, and contributed the following as a response to the Department:

As with all waste streams, the place to look first is not at the full skip outside a typical construction site and wonder where to dump it, or how best to recover the few recyclables that are present and downgrade the concrete blocks into low grade aggregates… The place to start is with the design; with what goes onto the shopping list for the builder in the first instance.


First let’s …