Tag: construction waste


Sustainable Policy: How Deconstruction Policies Are Revolutionizing Construction Waste Management in the United States

March 18, 2024

Via: ArchDaily

For a long time, the construction industry has followed a linear process – extract raw materials, build structures, demolish them, and then dispose of the garbage in landfills. This approach has serious negative effects on the environment and society and […]


The need for sustainable waste management in the construction industry

November 22, 2022


The construction industry is one of the most wasteful industries in the world. Estimates reveal that construction and demolition activities account for approximately 40% of the solid waste generated yearly. This statistic amounts to nearly 100 million tons of waste […]


LafargeHolcim partners with Army Corps of Engineers in construction waste research

September 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The U.S. military is looking to adapt its construction processes, and the research partnership between LafargeHolcim/Geocycle and USACE is one such example. “We expect this partnership to lead to waste reduction opportunities at Army installations,” said Stephen Cosper, an environmental […]