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  1. 1. Remade South East ZeroWISE Sustainable Construction Project 18 th November 2009 Andrew Kent Project Manager Tel:   01732 876619 Mob: 07795 951523 Email: [email_address] Web: Pioneering new markets for waste resources
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Interactive workshop focusing on construction waste management </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Remade South East </li></ul><ul><li>Construction waste background </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Site Waste Management Plans </li></ul><ul><li>ERDF ZeroWISE Construction Support for SMEs in the South East </li></ul>
  3. 3. Construction Waste Arisings
  4. 4. Construction Waste Arisings
  5. 5. Construction Waste Disposal
  6. 6. South East Landfill Capacity
  7. 7. Construction in the South East <ul><li>South East construction worth approx. £18bn/annum </li></ul><ul><li>27% of all construction companies, approx. 37,000 in number, and employs 300,000 people </li></ul><ul><li>50% new build (inc. refurbishment) </li></ul><ul><li>50% repair and maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>More major infrastructure projects than other UK regions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Olympics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Crossrail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wembley Stadium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QE2 Bridge at Dartford </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Channel Tunnel </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Activity Forecast South East 2009-2013
  9. 9. Waste Costs <ul><li>Average 6 yard skip costs £150 to collect </li></ul><ul><li>The value of the material thrown away and resource cost to fill the skip = £1,200!! </li></ul><ul><li>On average, 6 tonnes of waste is produced for each house built, or </li></ul><ul><li>For every 12 houses built, one house is thrown away!! </li></ul><ul><li>For every £100,000 of build cost the contractor spends £3,500 on waste collection </li></ul>
  10. 10. Legislation <ul><li>Site Waste Management Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Overall objective: to reduce waste sent to landfill and fly tipping </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation set out in the Clean Neighbourhoods & Environment Act </li></ul><ul><li>Backed up by increased powers and fines for fly-tipping </li></ul><ul><li>DEFRA targeting projects over £300,000 build value </li></ul><ul><li>It will help you by detailing how to comply with relevant legislation and to identify avoidable costs </li></ul><ul><li>Regulations came into force April 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Industry uptake currently 40-45% </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Nine steps to produce a SWMP: </li></ul><ul><li>1 – Identify who is responsible </li></ul><ul><li>2 – Identify the types and quantities of waste that will be produced </li></ul><ul><li>3 – Identify waste management options on and off-site </li></ul><ul><li>4 – Identify waste management sites and contractors </li></ul><ul><li>5 – Carry out any necessary training of in-house and sub-contract staff </li></ul><ul><li>6 – Plan for efficient materials and waste handling </li></ul><ul><li>7 – Measure how much waste and what types of waste are produced </li></ul><ul><li>8 – Monitor the implementation of the SWMP </li></ul><ul><li>9 – Review how the SWMP worked at the end of the project </li></ul><ul><li>Source: DTI Guide </li></ul>Site Waste Management Plans
  12. 12. Producing a SWMP
  13. 13. <ul><li>Zerowise Sustainable Construction </li></ul><ul><li>4 work packages: </li></ul><ul><li>WP1 Site Waste Management Plans and waste audits </li></ul><ul><li>WP2 Better links between construction and waste sectors – focusing on reuse </li></ul><ul><li>WP3 Training and awareness raising </li></ul><ul><li>WP4 Publicity campaign </li></ul>Project summary
  14. 14. Project summary <ul><li>Partnership delivery across the SE (13 partners) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3 subcontracted partners </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Remade is lead partner/co-ordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Delivery will be made through four business clusters (includes development growth areas and pockets of lower economic performance). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brighton and East Sussex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ashford, East Kent and Thames Gateway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hants and Isle of Wight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oxfordshire </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>WP1 SWMPs and waste audits </li></ul><ul><li>75 SWMPs </li></ul><ul><li>75 waste audits </li></ul><ul><li>80,000 tonnes diverted </li></ul><ul><li>10 Case studies </li></ul><ul><li>BRE Smart Waste Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Data collection on industry </li></ul><ul><li>Change in business culture </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance with regulation </li></ul>WP1 Site Waste Management Plans
  16. 16. WP2 Better links between construction and waste sectors <ul><li>WP2 Brokering better links between the construction and waste sectors to encourage reduction, reuse and recycling of waste </li></ul><ul><li>Engage with 20 SMEs and social enterprises </li></ul><ul><li>Trials of different business models </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage economies of scale </li></ul><ul><li>Developing Re-use networks </li></ul><ul><li>8 end markets for construction waste materials </li></ul><ul><li>Additional 20,000 tonnes diverted </li></ul><ul><li>5 case studies </li></ul>
  17. 17. WP3 Training and awareness raising <ul><li>WP3 Training and awareness raising: </li></ul><ul><li>Open to companies across the whole SE region </li></ul><ul><li>60 specialised training sessions will be carried out </li></ul><ul><li>500 trainees (from 250 SMEs) from construction and waste sectors </li></ul><ul><li>Training will be delivered as follows: </li></ul><ul><li>22 SWMP awareness events (SECBE and Olive Consultancy) </li></ul><ul><li>10 on-site toolbox talks (Remade South East) </li></ul><ul><li>10 SWMP training events for planners, architects and engineers (Olive Consultancy) </li></ul><ul><li>9 training sessions on sustainable groundwork (WD Consultancy) </li></ul><ul><li>9 training sessions on pre-demolition audits (BRE) </li></ul>
  18. 18. WP 4 Publicity <ul><li>WP4 Publicity </li></ul><ul><li>A publicity campaign based on raising awareness of sustainable best practice within the construction industry will be conducted . The programme will be promoted through targeted media relations activities nationally, regionally and locally. </li></ul><ul><li>Deliverables: </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted press releases </li></ul><ul><li>5 networking events will be held in four cluster areas (total 500 delegates from 250 SMEs). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brighton and Hove </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ashford and East Kent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hants and Isle of Wight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oxfordshire </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. For more information please contact: Andrew Kent Project Manager Tel:   01732 876619 Mob: 07795 951523 Email: [email_address] Web: Pioneering new markets for waste resources