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1 November 2013
By Ritu Rajashekar

Managing Packaging waste streams to achieve your waste targets

The construction industry uses enormous quantities of materials, but only about half of the construction and demolition waste generated each year in the UK is currently recycled or reclaimed. Studies have revealed that about 34% of waste from construction sites is packaging waste consisting of timber, cardboard, plastic, etc. Packaging is necessary to protect products from damage, however intelligently designed packaging and consideration of logistic arrangements early in the construction process can significantly reduce packaging waste. Read more…

2013 Archive 1 / 10