Oct 11, 05:32 am

NZ: Environmentalists launch a 'game-changer' to tackle mountains of building and demolition waste

A new green "ecolabel" has been launched to help tackle the truckloads of construction and demolition waste going to New Zealand landfills. Research by the Building Research Association of New Zealand shows the C&D industry is one of the biggest waste producers in the country with C&D waste estimated to make up half of the waste going to landfills. A new specification, EC-59 C&D Waste, has been developed setting out the requirements that C&D waste companies will be required to meet to be licensed to use the Government-backed Environmental Choice New Zealand (ECNZ) label. For the full article go to: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/116467511/environmentalists-launch-a-gamechanger-to-tackle-mountains-of-building-and-demolition-waste

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