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What advice can the demolition industry provide to facilitate the circular economy in construction? #CEthinking

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Presentation by Howard Button, NFDC at Circular Economy Thinking: Challenges and Opportunities for the Construction Sector #CEthinking
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What advice can the demolition industry provide to facilitate the circular economy in construction? #CEthinking

  1. 1. Howard Button National Federation of Demolition Contractors
  2. 2. The Federation • The NFDC was formed in 1941 in direct response to a request from the Government to bring the industry together. • Today, the Federation has 150 Corporate members and 92 ISP members. • These are split into five regions reporting to the CEO . • The CEO in turn reports directly to the Executive board.
  3. 3. A Force to be Reckoned With • NFDC members are responsible for almost 80 percent of the demolition that takes place in the United Kingdom. • Members carry out significant projects in UK and mainland Europe.
  4. 4. Strength in Numbers • NFDC members are bound by a strict Code of Conduct rigorously implemented by the National Council. • We offer guidance and assistance to members ensuring standards are maintained. • The Federation is represented on a number of external committees covering areas such as British Standards, training, and health & safety guidance. • The NFDC is at the forefront of revising and updating technical specifications for the industry
  5. 5. Waste Returns 2014 20,341,321.26 1,653,701 6,073,092 9,150,207 3,464,321 1,036,856 287,451 79,065 67,472 121.55 964,020.60 269,378 362,164 212,950209,149 Total amount of Hardcore produced (a+b+c+d) Un processed hardcore used on site Unprocessed hardcore removed off-site for recycling or reuse Hardcore crushed on-site for use on-site Hardcore crushed on-site for off-site sale Metals sent for Recycling or reuse Timber sent for recycling or reuse Gypsum sent for recycling or reuse Total amount of insulation waste produced Approx Percentage of insulation waste produced recycled
  6. 6. Waste Returns 2015 21,057,989.37 1,126,341 6,036,054 10,734,113 3,161,482 1,062,208 260,788 86,686 63,243 123.21 763,958.91 282,457 0 98,234 192,525 Total amount of Hardcore produced (a+b+c+d) Un processed hardcore used on site Unprocessed hardcore removed off-site for recycling or reuse Hardcore crushed on-site for use on-site Hardcore crushed on-site for off-site sale Metals sent for Recycling or reuse Timber sent for recycling or reuse Gypsum sent for recycling or reuse Total amount of insulation waste produced Approx Percentage of insulation waste produced recycled Total Non-Hazardous Mixed Waste sent for Recycling Non-hazardous waste to landfill or incineration Total Hazardous Waste to Landfill Non Asbestos Containing Hazardous Waste to Landfill Asbestos Hazardous Wastes
  7. 7. 20,341,321.26 1,653,701 6,073,092 9,150,207 3,464,321 1,036,856 287,451 79,065 67,472 121.55 964,020.60 269,378 362,164 212,950 209,149 21057989.37 1126340.57 6036054.25 10734113.05 3161481.5 1062208.17 260787.88 86685.87 63243 123.207 763958.91 282457.21 0 98234.113 192524.738 WASTE RETURNS 2014 AND 2015 2014 2015
  8. 8. 0 5000000 10000000 15000000 20000000 25000000 Total amount of Hardcore produced (a+b+c+d) Un processed hardcore used on site Unprocessed hardcore removed off-site for recycling or reuse Hardcore crushed on-site for use on-site Hardcore crushed on-site for off-site sale Waste Removal - Hardcore 2015 2014
  9. 9. 0 200000 400000 600000 800000 1000000 1200000 Metals sent for Recycling or reuse Timber sent for recycling or reuse Gypsum sent for recycling or reuse Materials used for Recycling or Reuse 2015 2014
  10. 10. 0 200000 400000 600000 800000 1000000 1200000 Total Non-Hazardous Mixed Waste sent for Recycling Non-hazardous waste to landfill or incineration Non-Hazardous Waste 2015 2014
  11. 11. 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 300000 350000 400000 Total Hazardous Waste to Landfill (a + b) Non Asbestos Containing Hazardous Waste to Landfill Asbestos Hazardous Wastes Hazardous Waste 2015 2014
  12. 12. Rogue Materials Example of modern building products
  13. 13. More Modern Materials Polystyrene insulated blocks How do we separate this?
  14. 14. Insulated system Foam backed plaster board Polystyrene backed plasterboard
  15. 15. Flooring system
  16. 16. Insulated wall system
  17. 17. Moving Forwards working together • Construction Product Association Circular economy workshop 12th February • Steel reuse project. • Gypsum Association G2G project. • Glass Federation.
  18. 18. Demolition & Refurbishment Information Data Sheets Each information sheet is researched and prepared using industry knowledge to ensure the relevant key information is at hand.
  19. 19. Moving forwards • The NFDC have developed DRIDS the award winning materials information portal. • Working with DEFRA on Definition of Waste guidance. Meeting 23rd February • Working with the IDE on a joint guidance note, Demolition waste/resource protocol guidance.

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