The New Era of Low Waste Construction


Construction industry generates a large amount of construction wastes which is one of the waste problems we are now facing.

This video clip introduces the following good waste management practices applicable to construction industry to help reduce the generation of construction wastes:


Planning and Design Stage:

1.         Establish waste management hierarchy

2.         Lean construction design

3.         Prefabrication

4.         Use metal formwork

5.         Balanced cut and fill


Construction Stage:

1.         Develop and implement waste management plan

2.         Sprayed plastering

3.         Material management

4.         Sequential demolition

5.         On site sorting

6.         Waste recycling