Best practice Waste Management during Design and Construction

Do you want to achieve better waste outcomes during design and construction of buildings? Encycle can help you create, collaborate and document for a range of different purposes:

  • Waste Management Plans for Development Approvals/Building Licence
  • Green Star – advice for achieving operational waste credits
  • Interior design systems for waste recovery
  • On-site food waste treatment benefit analysis
  • Living Building Challenge – materials petal
  • Construction waste minimisation strategy
  • Construction Waste Management Plans

Our project management and stakeholder engagement identifies opportunities for better efficiency, maximise material recovery, safety, cost savings, data management and processes to drive system performance.

Best practice Waste Management during Operation

Do you want to improve the performance of your building’s or organisation’s waste systems or tackle a specific problem? Encycle can help you understand your waste better to drive targeted, meaningful improvements, including the following:

  • Operational Waste Management Plans
  • Optimisation reviews
  • Baseline performance, setting targets and monitoring
  • Waste audits (physical sorting)
  • Visual assessments
  • NABERS Waste
  • Scope of works for waste tenders
  • Education & behaviour change)
  • Due diligence of site operations and waste contractors

Circular Economy

A circular economy employs reuse, sharing, repair, refurbishment, remanufacturing and recycling to create a closed-loop system, minimising the use of resource inputs and the creation of waste, pollution and carbon emissions (Journal of Cleaner Production).

Encycle is helping to move government and business towards models and processes that use circular economy approaches. This will deliver efficiency, cost savings and carbon footprint minimisation.

Businesses that want to transition to more circular practices can benefit from:

  • Baseline data analysis and waste audits to investigate circular economy opportunities
  • Procurement data analysis
  • Circularity evaluations
  • Action plan development

Policy & Strategy

All levels of government and business need to ensure that their policies and strategies are underpinned by clear, credible and robust research. Development of practicable waste policy and strategic planning often requires investigation and analysis across a variety of sectors and sources of data.

Encycle can assist you to:

  • Answer specific questions with a tailored research strategy
  • Identify crucial shifts in policy for an industry sector or waste stream
  • Create strategic plans for moving your organisation or government area towards your goals
  • Identify opportunities for innovation and circular economy