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Proposals published for reducing annual 109 million tonnes of waste

Proposals have been published for reducing the 109 million tonnes of waste produced by the UK construction industry each year. At present, around 13% of all solid material delivered to sites goes unused, and up to one third ends up in landfill. On top of this, 33% of all fly tipping includes waste from the construction, demolition and excavation sectors. In light of this, a consultation carried out by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ...