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Site Waste Management Plan SWMP Workshops

SWMP Scope:

SWMP Development:

Past Recipients:

BrianSpecMan has developed and delivered Site Waste Management Plan workshops and seminars with and for:

  • UKCEED, CE, EA, Envirowise, BRE, WRAP, Kier, Simons,
  • Membership Groups: SECBE, EMCBE;
  • Consultants: Responsible Solutions (to 5 main contractors and their supply chain partners)
  • Local Authority: Brighton&Hove CC, Gateshead CC; DWF DirectWorkForce,
  • Contractors: Lovells, Wates;
  • Practice CPD: PDP,
  • Project teams: BDP, Manchester City Centre, St Davids Visitors Centre

Satisfied Customer’s Feedback:

  • Kier

News: 13/12/2013

Site Waste Management Plans: A Necessary Burden

Following a comprehensive government review of 21,000 regulations on different themes, DEFRA have indicated that Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) will no longer be compulsory for construction projects in England. The deregulation is currently expected by October 2013.

In the Red Tape Challenge – Environment Theme Proposals issued in March 2012, DEFRA state “You told us to remove Site Waste Management Plans Regulations because they force companies to spend time and money estimating their waste production when they could be reducing waste through more effective activities, such as training employees”

It is unclear how a client or contractor can actually provide useful training to their employees or implement “more effective activities” without having first understood their waste streams type, quantities, and sources.

…read more

KLH Systainability
13th June 2013

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
20th December 2012 – 16th July 2019

Site Waste Management Plan SWMP Workshops


Fig. 1 Design to Reduce Waste (TGR SBS Workshop)


Fig. 2 Waste Hierarchy: In Refurbishment


Fig. 3 Waste Segregation in Refurbishment


Fig. 4 Waste Skip Images


Fig. 5 Waste & Consolidation Centres


Fig. 6 Waste Cost Diagrams: Kier Event


Fig. 7 Waste Containers & Collection


Fig. 8 Waste Colour Code & Labels


Fig. 9 Design to Reduce waste

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
2012 – 17th November 2013 – 16th July 2019

Site Waste Management Plan SWMP Workshops
See Also:

GBE Jargon Buster

GBE Jargon Buster Theme

  • Waste (Jargon Buster Theme) G#1334 N#1321

GBE Jargon Buster Initials, Abbreviations, Acronyms

  • ASWS
  • BRE
  • GBE
  • GBS
  • NGS
  • SWMP

GBE Jargon Buster Words Phrases

  • Architectural Specification Writing Services (ASWS)
  • Building Research Establishment (BRE)
  • Green Building Encyclopaedia (GBE)
  • Green Building Specification (GBS)
  • National Green Specification (NGS)
  • Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP)
  • Waste Types G#1300

GBE Information

  • DTI SWMP VCoP 2004
  • ENVIROWISE Publications:

GBE Checklist


GBE CPD Topics

  • Waste
  • Resource Efficiency

GBE CPD Titles

GBE Training

GBE Workshops

GBE Calculators

  • WasteCost®lite (Calculator)
  • Packaging (Calculator)

GBE Projects

Spin Off or related Projects:

GBS Green Building Specification

  • A38 Waste Management Minimisation
  • A39 Packaging Waste Management Minimisation
  • C13 Building fabric Survey/Pre-demolition/Pre-Alteration Audit
  • C20 Demolishing Structures/Deconstruction Resource Recovery
  • C90 Alteration Spot Items
  • C91 Alteration Resource Recovery/Waste Minimisation
  • D20 Excavation Waste Management Minimisation
  • Q29 Landscape Waste Management
  • WEEE Waste Management


  • APP AREWM Appendix: Approaches to Resource Efficiency & Waste Minimisation
  • APP ASR Appendix: Architectural Salvage Recovery
  • APP EWC Appendix: European Waste Catalogue
  • APP FFEI Appendix: Furniture, Fittings, Equipment
  • APP WEEE Appendix: IT Salvage & Reuse
  • APP LDN Appendix: Logistics Distribution Network
  • APP MEW Appendix: Material Exchange Websites
  • APP MRR Appendix: Materials for Recovery and Reuse
  • APP PDA Appendix: Pre-demolition/Alteration Audit
  • APP PPR Appendix: Packaging Producer Responsibility
  • APP ROMP Appendix: Recycling Operations: Materials & Packaging
  • APP SDOE Appendix: Site & Design Office Expendables
  • APP SPDQ Appendix: Schedule of Pre-demolition/Alteration Quantities
  • APP SWMP Appendix: Site Waste Management Plan Checklist & Datasheets
  • APP TBS Appendix: Take Back Schemes


  • WRAP (No longer Construction focus)
  • Aggregain (No longer)
  • BRE
  • Material Exchange
  • Salvo MIE
  • Salvo
  • UKCEED (no longer)

© GBE NGS ASWS BrianMurphy aka BrianSpecMan
20th December 2012 – 16th July 2019

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