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Landfill

List of Landfill Sites UK

The following is our simplified list of landfill sites (UK) England. For Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales each nation holds the data and a separate search for those datasets is recommended. The list below has been obtained from the (May 2019) Environment Agency data website on the UK Government website. [box type=”alert” style=”rounded” border=”full”]Some sites […]

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Waste Management

34 Types of Construction Waste

Many people are asking: “What are the different types of Construction Waste?” It’s a good question and the online answers we have seen seldom list the full range of the many construction waste types which are produced. If present each one should be included in your SWMP (Site Waste management Plan). It is important to […]

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Waste Decomposition

Waste Decomposition and Degradation of Waste in Landfills

Waste Decomposition: The Main Stages of waste decomposition, otherwise known as the waste degradation process An understanding of the Main Stages of waste decomposition. Which is alternatively called “the waste degradation process” is essential to understand how a landfill will gradually change over many years. We are often asked how many years will it take […]

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Waste Management

Create Construction Site Waste Management Plans SWMPs in Easy Steps

In this article we explain How to Create Site Waste Management Plans SWMPs in Easy Steps For the contractor this is not just another chore to add to the list of record keeping duties. So what will principal contractors get out of this? Surprisingly, quite a lot! This is the message according to the research […]

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Recycling

Why Construction Site Waste Management Needs to Become Integrated Sustainable Waste Management

It’s no longer good enough to assume that waste is everything we don’t want any more. Applying Integrated Sustainable Waste Management and good Construction Site Waste Management asks questions. Can we reduce the waste, reuse it, recycle it, and if not can we extract heat energy from it? By doing this it has been found […]

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Waste Management

How to Increase Effectiveness of a Construction Waste Management System

The Construction Waste Management System, once neglected and even seen as a waste of time, is now a central part of doing business for construction firms. In this article we look at raising the effectiveness, and the benefits from a well-focused construction company waste management system. Gradually, people are developing a higher awareness of the […]

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