Publications by Topic: Construction


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One Brighton: Lifecycle assessment report

An in-depth analysis of the total greenhouse gas emissions from the One Brighton development, a One Planet Community.

Reuse and Recycling on the London 2012 Olympic Park

A report on the reuse of construction and demolition materials during the London 2012 Olympic Games construction project, with lessons learned.

Pushing reuse – towards a low-carbon construction industry

A report looking at how the reuse of construction materials could be increased in the UK with policy recommendations.

Reclaimed buildings products guide

An 80-page guide written by Bioregional for WRAP on procuring reclaimed building products and materials for construction projects.

Waste minimisation design review case study – Middlehaven hotel construction

A WRAP report showing opportunities for big savings in construction costs, waste and embedded carbon in a new hotel project in a docklands regeneration area in Middlesbrough.

New Tredegar flood alleviation scheme

A WRAP report showing opportunities for big savings in construction costs, waste and embedded carbon in a flood alleviation project in South Wales.

Reclamation led approach to demolition

A report with case studies which sets out how contractors can increase levels of reclamation from demolition sites.

Z Squared: Construction systems from waste – Volume 2: Details of product and material alternatives

Practical information for construction managers on products and materials with higher recycled content than standard.

Z-squared: Construction systems from waste – Volume 1: Background and analysis of materials

A report looking at opportunities for radically increasing the levels of recycled and reused materials in a proposed zero carbon, zero waste mixed use development of 2,000 homes.

BedZED: Toolkit Part I

The report details BedZED’s green materials sourcing strategy, which reduced the embodied environmental impact of BedZED by 20-30%. Find out how to achieve this environmental saving on any construction job…