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Site waste management: guidance and templates for effective site waste management plans (NF8)

Overview

Implementing a site waste management plan is now a requirement under the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008 and a key element of the Code for Sustainable Homes.

This comprehensive guide and accompanying templates helps the housebuilding and construction industry to write and implement site waste management plans, providing detailed background information and procurement guidance and explaining the three levels of site waste management practice that are relevant to different types of contract.

Summary of content

Introduction

Introduces the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008 and sets out the step-by-step approach to preparing a site waste management plan.

Procurement guidance

Guidance for clients at the start of the process – establishing the approach to waste management and securing commitment to it from the delivery team.

Waste management practice

For each of the three levels shown below, the guide sets out legal compliance and minimum standards and the key steps, together with templates (available on a CD, included with hard copies of the report):

Part 1 Standard practice – where projects are expected to comply with minimum standards and legal requirements

Part 2 Good practice – where projects are aiming to be implemented above the minimum standards and legal requirements

Part 3 Best practice – where projects are expected to be leading edge or providing an exceptional model

Procurement of contractors

Includes separate guidance for:

  • Procurement of waste management contractors
  • Procurement of trade contractors