U.K. Group calls for recycling at building sites.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB CIOB Chartered Institute Of Building
CIOB Chief Information Officer Branch
CIOB Chartered Institute of Bankers ) is calling for all construction projects that involve more than 30 days or 500 person days of construction to plan and implement a site waste management plan (SWMP SWMP Solid Waste Management Plan
SWMP Storm Water Management Plan
SWMP Site Waste Management Plan
SWMP Storm Water Management Program
SWMP System Wide Monitoring Program
SWMP Stormwater Monitoring Program
SWMP Storm Water Management Pond ). The CIOB says that creating this would encourage more efficient use of materials as well as reduce waste. The proposed threshold also provides consistency with notified projects under the new construction regulations, thereby minimizing additional red tape.
The construction industry generates 109 million metric tons of material yearly, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is the United Kingdom government department responsible for environmental protection, food production and standards, agriculture, fisheries and rural communities in England. says.
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Brown adds, "If SWMPs are made mandatory, they may result in some additional cost, but given a level playing field See net neutrality. this should not affect the competitiveness of the company. There will be opportunities for cost savings in terms of recycling and reuse reuse - Using code developed for one application program in another application. Traditionally achieved using program libraries. Object-oriented programming offers reusability of code via its techniques of inheritance and genericity. that would help offset any costs incurred."
The CIOB has submitted that principal contractors should be responsible for preparing and implementing a SWMP; recognizing that they can delegate this responsibility if appropriate.