Waste from the construction and demolition industry represents over one third of all waste going to landfill. Over 75% of this is clean, excavated material, such as concrete, bricks and timber which can often be recycled (Sustainability Victoria).
The links below will provide you with assistance to help you minimise your construction and demolition waste as well as the cost of sending it to landfill.
Housing Industry Association GreenSmart
Information about practical, affordable environmental measures in relation to constructing, owning and running a home.
On Site website
This site is dedicated to construction and demolition waste minimisation. It contains case studies, online forums, web links and information resources about waste avoidance and resource recovery for this industry. Developed and maintained by RMIT.
List of Licensed facilities and what they accept