The construction/demolition industry is one of the largest waste producers in Ireland. Making provisions for sustainable and proper waste management is now a necessity, not a luxury, becoming a key concern within the private and public sectors.
This one-day CPD course will show you the key issues and best practice regarding managing and disposing of waste on construction and demolition sites. We will examine key policies and legislation within Ireland and the EU. You will learn best practice for the management of soil & stones, as well as other construction wastes, as well as establishing the best end destinations for each. You will also learn the steps involved regarding re-use of concrete on site, and will gain expert insights into sustainable waste management, examining topics such as green procurement, and LEED & BREEAM credits.
UPDATE: Under the Waste Framework Directive, a material can be declared a ‘by-product,’ so that it does not need to be handled as a waste. Article 27 of the European Communities (Waste Directive) Regulations, 2011, allows an “economic operator” to decide, under certain circumstances, that a material is a by-product and not a waste. This has become a very hot topic recently and Article 27 applications will be discussed in this training course.
All attendees will receive a full course pack to refer back to, will gain expert insight from our trainers who are highly experienced and one of the leading waste consultancies in the country. All attendees will receive 5 structured CPD points to add to their yearly requirements, if applicable.
- EU and Irish Policy and Legislation
- Best Practice Guidelines for C & D Waste Management Plans & Planning
- Management of Soils & Stones
- Article 27 (By Product)
- Waste Classification / HazWasteOnline
- Waste Authorisation
- Management of other construction wastes
- Establishing end destinations for waste
- Re-use of concrete on site
- End of Waste Criteria (Article 28)
- Sustainable Waste Management – Green procurement / LEED / BREEAM Credits
Who Should Attend?
This training course would be hugely beneficial both the public and private sector, including local authorities, such as engineers, architects and scientists, as well as building contractors, developers, as well as demolition and groundworks companies, and those involved in site clearance.
On completion, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued only at the end of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.
This course costs €395 EARLY BIRD. The normal rate is €445. The rate Includes course documentation and light refreshments. While the course fee does not include lunch, we do provide freshly made sandwiches, coffee and a range of teas and fresh juice for those who require a light lunch. Alternatively you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops opposite the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.