02 Nov 2022 Insights
Andy Kenworthy

In the construction sector? Here are 9 things you need to do about waste and carbon

It’s estimated that construction and demolition waste makes up to half of the rubbish we shove under the skin of Aotearoa New Zealand. It's the largest source of waste to Class 1 landfills. It's responsible for 15% of this country's long-lived greenhouse gas emissions. An average new house build currently produces 4.5 tonnes of waste.

Silhouette of building and scaffolding

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