Here’s how circular economy helps to reduce construction waste
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Here’s how circular economy helps to reduce construction waste

The construction industry is one of the world’s leading sectors in terms of resource use and carbon emissions. The circular economy (CE) involves the complete reuse of materials throughout a product lifecycle, leading to a cradle-to-cradle as opposed to a cradle-to-grave cycle. This involves coordinating environmental, economic, technological, societal, governmental and behavioural dimensions. CE is becoming a critical lens through which the performance of the built environment is being addressed. However, the interaction between these dimensions has not received much attention till recent times.

With the recurrent challenge of scarcity of resources faced by the construction industry, more attention and focus are now shifting to sustainability. The construction industry is also responsible for mammoth waste generation and still aligns to the linear economy of ‘take-use-dispose’ rather than a ‘recycle-reuse-reduce’ paradigm

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The construction industry is one of the world’s leading sectors in terms of resource use and carbon emissions. The circular economy (CE) involves the complete reuse of materials throughout a product lifecycle, leading to a cradle-to-cradle as opposed to a cradle-to-grave cycle. This involves coordinating environmental, economic, technological, societal, governmental and behavioural dimensions. CE is becoming a critical lens through which the performance of the built environment is being addressed. However, the interaction between these dimensions has not received much attention till recent times. With the recurrent challenge of scarcity of resources faced by the construction industry, more attention and focus are now shifting to sustainability. The construction industry is also responsible for mammoth waste generation and still aligns to the linear economy of ‘take-use-dispose’ rather than a ‘recycle-reuse-reduce’ paradigm To read more, CLICK HERE

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