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Reducing Waste

A look at the efforts product suppliers are making to reduce the amount of construction and industrial waste going to landfill.

March 2019

Environmental Leadership Means Greener Roofing

As New Zealand’s first ISO 14001 accredited roofing manufacturer, Gerard leads the industry in minimising construction waste.

Techlam NZ's Prefabricated Solutions Make On-Site Construction Effortless

Techlam NZ's Prefabricated Solutions Make On-Site Construction Effortless

Prefabrication of glulam beams helps reduce waste and makes on-site construction seamless.

Recofloor: Polyflor's Vinyl Take-Back Scheme

Recofloor: Polyflor's Vinyl Take-Back Scheme

Through Recofloor, Polyflor can recycle smooth and safety installation off-cuts, smooth uplifted flooring and old stock roll-end and samples which would normally end up in landfill.

How Carpet Tiles Help to Reduce On-Site Waste at Installation

How Carpet Tiles Help to Reduce On-Site Waste at Installation

By using carpet tiles designers will already be helping the environment by creating less overall waste than other carpet options.

Ceramic Tiles Offer a Sustainable Flooring Option

Ceramic Tiles Offer a Sustainable Flooring Option

Ceramic tiles are long-lasting and offer excellent performance.

Utilise Fenix Large Sheet Sizes to Reduce Wastage

Utilise Fenix Large Sheet Sizes to Reduce Wastage

Options for 4200mm Fenix NTM and Fenix NTA sheets, as well as 4200 x 200mm Colour Core strips for edge clashing, reduce wastage and provide beautiful solutions for projects on any scale. 

Reduce Construction Waste with Eco-Packaging by Vynco

Reduce Construction Waste with Eco-Packaging by Vynco

Vynco’s in-house team of engineers have researched and developed a unique eco-packaging solution to help reduce construction waste.

Prefabricated Exterior Framing Minimises On-Site Waste

Prefabricated Exterior Framing Minimises On-Site Waste

Outdure provides prefabricated exterior framing solutions that significantly reduce waste on site. 

Asona Wins Waste Minimisation Fund Grant to Reduce Construction Waste

Asona Wins Waste Minimisation Fund Grant to Reduce Construction Waste

The grant will help Asona develop its ceiling panel recycle and renew programme. 

Ross Roof Group Provides Solutions for Reducing Construction Waste

Ross Roof Group Provides Solutions for Reducing Construction Waste

Ross Roof Group is dedicated to reducing waste through the supply of a sustainable product, as well as minimisation and recycling of any off-cuts. 

Green Gorilla Plasterboard Recycling Scheme Reduces Waste

Green Gorilla Plasterboard Recycling Scheme Reduces Waste

Waste collection company, Green Gorilla, not only actively collects, separates and recycles plasterboard, but also develops markets for the recycled gypsum.

Communication Key to Powerglide Elevators Lean Manufacturing Success

Communication Key to Powerglide Elevators Lean Manufacturing Success

Powerglide employs state-of-the-art manufacturing, inventory and delivery systems to reduce construction waste.

It's War on Waste at Marley

It's War on Waste at Marley

Marley's recycling has been so successful that waste to landfill now accounts for less than 1% of production.

Accurate Specification of Pink Batts ‘Narrow Wall’ Reduces Site Waste

Accurate Specification of Pink Batts ‘Narrow Wall’ Reduces Site Waste

Pink Batts Narrow Wall is designed to correctly fit the cavity of 400mm centre framing, effectively reducing waste. 

Avoid Landfills with Viking's Membrane Overlays

Avoid Landfills with Viking's Membrane Overlays

Overlay options allow old roofs to remain in place, minimising noise, dust, traffic pollution, and overall unnecessary waste in landfills.

How Autex Can Help Reduce Construction Waste

How Autex Can Help Reduce Construction Waste

Reducing waste from construction projects is not only better for the environment but is also beneficial to businesses.

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