A38 Construction Waste Management (Checklist) G#1709 N#1611

 

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A38 Construction Waste Management

A38 Construction Waste Management
Checklist: 


Problems:

Misunderstandings:

Solutions:

A38 Waste Management Specification

  • BRE guidance and ASWS/NGS specification clauses have achieved 50% reduction in significant projects
  • Clauses address:
  • Assign responsibility and make waste an issue for contractor’s meetings
  • Identify any defective materials and set aside for disposal, destruction, burning on or off site
  • Determine Employer’s and any legal requirements about burning on site?
  • Provide separate skips for all materials
  • Segregate all materials
  • Remove foreign objects from salvaged materials
  • Segregate waste at municipal/commercial tips
  • Lists Reference Documents
  • Client and Project waste reduction initiative, making somebody responsible, setting targets, reporting to meetings
  • Local Authority waste segregation strategy
  • Pre and post Tendering requirements
  • Skips and Bin numbers and distribution
  • Labels, colour coding and signs
  • Waste avoidance, damage prevention and minimisation
  • Waste Recovery and segregation
  • Reuse and Recycling of materials on and off site
  • Removal of surplus
  • Waste management and minimisation method statement
  • Waste monitoring and feedback
  • Offsite disposal and recycling
  • Use or return, Return materials to source and Take back schemes
  • Waste bins made of recyclate
  • Supply chain management:
  • European Waste Catalogue Waste Identification Codes

Value Engineering: (stuff into projects not out of them)

  • GBE WasteCost©Lite calculator %%%

Consider:

Pallets:

  • Consider the design and size of pallets and objects packaging and packing on pallets
  • Only use multi-journey pallets
  • Do not permit the use of single journey pallets (liable to fail on that journey leading to damage of the materials.
  • Consider the use of recycled plastic pallets

Kitchen:

  • Waste segregation at the kitchen sink
  • Minimum 3 bins: under kitchen sink and outside

Compostable:

  • Uncooked fruit and vegetables, eggshell, nut husk
  • Not plate scrapings
  • No animal produce

Recyclable:

  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Polyethylene
  • Plastic bottles
  • Tin cans: aluminium and steel separately
  • Plastic vending cups

Waste:

  • Plate scrapings
  • Animal produce

Canteen:

  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Polyethylene
  • Plastic bottles
  • Tin cans: aluminium and steel separately
  • Plastic vending cup

Washrooms:

  • Paper hand towel
  • Cardboard

Site offices:

  • Paper, superseded drawings
  • Polyethylene
  • Plastic bottles
  • Tin cans: aluminium and steel separately
  • Plastic vending cup

Onsite compaction and storage of recyclable materials: especially packaging and protection

Many bins, colour coded lid and body combinations, segregation for reuse and recycling

Lids:

  • lockable type to be selected, for lids with apertures
  • Coloured to match base
  • Aperture: to suit contents

Segregation information:

  • Labels indicating contents:
  • Bin Store Signs for guidance and educational opportunity

Material:

  • 100% recycled HDPE High Density Polyethylene, UV stabilised, Recyclable

Avoid:


Minimise:


Substitute:


Resource Efficiency:

Reduce:

Reclaim:


Reuse:

  • Store materials to prevent deterioration
  • Permit the use of opened and resealed and unopened tins of paint from the contract to be stored on site for use in snagging
  • Permit the use of unopened tins from the contract to be stored on site for use in 6 month defect repairs
  • Permit the use of unopened tins from the contract to be stored on site for use by the FM in maintenance of the building in use

Recycle:

Recycling:

  • Collect, segregate, reuse or recycle all redundant material.

Recover:


Waste Issues:


Waste Category:


Hazardous waste:


Waste statistics:

  • 30 m tonnes (33% of 90 m. tonnes/year) of waste is offcuts
  • 23.7 m tonnes (33% of 90 m. tonnes/year) of waste is soil including stones and rock and classed as ‘inert’
  • 15 m tonnes (21% of 90 m. tonnes/year) mixed C, D & E waste and soil likely to include non-inert waste
  • 9.4 m tonnes (10.2% of 90 m. tonnes/year) of waste is Temporary works, Site hoardings and Formwork
  • 3.7 m tonnes (4.1% of 90 m tonnes/year) of waste comes from Site Office and Canteen
  • 2.9 m tonnes (3.2% of 90 m. tonnes/year) of waste is through damage due to methods of work
  • 0.9 m tonnes (1% of 90 m. tonnes/year) of waste is generated by poor storage
  • 36% of materials delivered to building sites leave in mixed skips
  • 2002 CIRIA / Viridis survey shows 90m tonnes per annum

End of life options:


Health and Safety Issues:


Wellbeing:


Maintenance issue:


Precautionary principle:


Biodiversity:


Information sources:


© ASWS NGS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
7th December 2014

A38 Construction Waste Management
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© ASWS NGS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
7th December 2014

A38 Construction Waste Management
See Also:


NGS CPD


NGS JARGON BUSTER

Initials, Abbreviations, Acronyms
  • BREW
  • EWC
  • SWMP
  • WRAP
Names and phrases
  • European Waste Catalogue (EWC)
  • Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP)
  • (WRAP)

NGS PROJECTS


NGS SPECIFICATIONS

NGS ROBUST SPECIFICATION

GreenBuildingSpecification

NGS GBS J A38 Waste Specification

W         http://greenbuildingencyclopaedia.uk


NGS PRODUCTS

Recycled:

Temporary floor protection:

  • Secondary cellulose fibre, recyclable or compostable after use
  • Manufacturer: Florprotec Ltd
  • Product Reference: Floortech

Temporary weatherproof sheeting:

  • 90% recycled LDPE (post consumer (water drainage pipes, milk bottles, drums, fertilisers bags)
  • Manufacturer: Extrusion and Moulding Compounds
  • Product name: Temporary sheeting

NGS LIBRARY


NGS LINKS


© ASWS NGS BrianSpecMan aka Brian Murphy
7th December 2014

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