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Improving Construction & Demolition Waste Data

“UK waste data needs improving” – say BRE specialists Specialists in construction and demolition (C&D) waste at BRE, have recently completed a study to assess the shape of information regarding C&D waste in the UK. This is part of the work the BRE Trust is doing to help in building a better world together. Below … Continue reading “Improving Construction & Demolition Waste Data”

Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost

On the last Friday of November our high streets, shopping centres and computers now play host to the busiest consumer day of the year – Black Friday. This day signals the start of a manic weekend of ‘deals’ in the lead up to Christmas. Now who doesn’t like to get a new TV at 50% off … Continue reading “Black Friday – The sustainability and safety cost”

Waste Hierarchy – European Week for Waste Reduction

This week it is the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR); an initiative aiming to raise awareness regarding sustainable resourcing and waste management within private and public sectors as well as the general public. One of the core messages of the EWWR awareness week are the “3Rs” – reduce, reuse and recycle. These actions for … Continue reading “Waste Hierarchy – European Week for Waste Reduction”

SmartWaste Version 3 Update: What's What?

As part of our continuing development and improvement of our SmartWaste digital tool under the new SiteSmart brand, the version 3 update brings our users new modules and increased capabilities in reporting and presenting data. Today, Monday 7 November, the launch of this new release will further the ability for users to improve on project … Continue reading “SmartWaste Version 3 Update: What's What?”

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RWM – Waste Data Opportunities

The Resource Waste Management (RWM) event, which took place in September, is a unique event covering all aspects of waste management. The event not only provided a platform for networking and showcasing management tools but also hosted expert talks and panel discussions on elements such as the circular economy, technology options and opportunities for progress … Continue reading “RWM – Waste Data Opportunities”

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Digital Tool Training: Maximising User Knowledge

Digital tools, such as BRE’s SmartWaste and YellowJacket software tools, have created huge possibilities in terms of project management, efficiency and data collection for construction professionals. SmartWaste helps companies through environmental monitoring and data interpretation across the entire supply chain, and YellowJacket through improving health, safety and well-being in order to maximise savings on time, … Continue reading “Digital Tool Training: Maximising User Knowledge”

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Canary Wharf Contractors and SmartWaste

For Canary Wharf Contractors efficient logistics have been fundamental to their construction process due to the unique size, scope and site footprint of the Canary Wharf development. SmartWaste has facilitated in furthering their management capabilities allowing a synchronisation of material and waste management across the site helping to reduce waste and increase efficiency. What was … Continue reading “Canary Wharf Contractors and SmartWaste”

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3 things you should know about SMARTWaste’s new reporting release

Listening to customers’ feedback, the digital tools team has developed new reporting SMARTWaste features which will be added early in August 2016. This release is all about letting SMARTWaste users have access to the information they need, quickly and easily. We caught up with Priya Naik, Product Manager for both SMARTWaste and YellowJacket, and Amanda … Continue reading “3 things you should know about SMARTWaste’s new reporting release”

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"Credible data driving environmental performance improvements"

SMARTWaste Case Study Interview: Canary Wharf Contractors Limited Canary Wharf New Phase, a mixed-use development delivering 3,200+ homes Earlier this month, BRE Digital Tools’ Jo Goodwin sat with Callum Scott, Project Sustainability Manager for Canary Wharf Contractors Limited, (CWCL) the construction arm of the Canary Wharf Group, to find out more about their experiences with … Continue reading “"Credible data driving environmental performance improvements"”

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