Site Waste Management Plans

Overview:

Site Waste Management Plans (SWMP) will be introduced in April 2008, with the aim of reducing the amount of waste produced on construction sites and preventing fly-tipping.

Aims & Objectives:

This training course will enable delegates to identify the various waste streams arising out of their projects and the measures they need to take to increase re-use and recycling rates, to help reduce their organisation's environmental impact.

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

1. Understand their own and other individuals' legal responsibilities relating to the SWMP process.
2. Define the options available for recycling and reuse of various waste streams.
3. Understand the influence of good planning and design on site waste reduction.
4. Avoid pitfalls when selecting waste contractors.
5. Administer a suitable waste management programme.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction - Background & Benefits of SWMP
  • Legal Brief
  • Tools & Techniques to Identify Waste Streams
  • Influence of Design
  • Re-use, Recycling and Recovery Options
  • Getting Started - Writing your SWMP
  • Managing Duty of Care

Presentation will be assisted by a data show and up-to-date case study material and participatory workshops.

By attending this course participants will:

1. Be made aware of the latest best practice to assist effective preparation and implementation of Site Waste Management Plans.
2. Help ensure their organisation is legally compliant.
3. Help reduce their organisation's waste burden to landfill.

 

 

Intended For:

  • anyone planning a construction project costing more than £300,000
  • any construction project
  • clients or architects that produce, manage or dispose of waste
  • suppliers to the construction industry

Delegates will require:

1. An understanding of the varying types of waste they produce on site.
2. A basic awareness of waste legislation (for example, The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991).

Pre-Course Requirements:

Site Waste Management Plans (SWMP) were introduced in April 2008, with the aim of reducing the amount of waste produced on construction sites and preventing fly-tipping.