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Safest Ways to Deal With Construction Rubbish

Sydney’s left and right construction, renovation, and demolition projects produce a significant amount of waste. This construction rubbish can include excavations, debris, and packing materials that can hinder optimal working space and efficiency.

Moreover, small-scale demolition and renovation jobs also generate junk materials, depending on the size of the project. Some examples include worn-out carpets, tiles, window glass, or brick and mortar. 

Nevertheless, construction rubbish can pose mild to severe physical hazards and injuries, making it challenging to work around them. To ensure optimal working conditions and a safe workspace, here are the most reliable and safest ways to deal with construction rubbish.

Related: 6 Benefits Of Construction Waste Removal

Begin With a Waste Management Plan

Generally, most of the rubbish you remove is either metal or rock. Because of this, only a small portion of waste will decay, and most of it is not recyclable. As a result, construction rubbish removal is a heavily regulated practice in New South Wales.

Furthermore, having a construction waste management plan will help you save time and avoid improper waste disposal. Disposing of waste generated by an average build project without a plan can also cost you a fortune. However, an efficient and prompt rubbish removal can help keep costs at a minimum.

After establishing a reliable plan, the next step is to know your waste.

Identify the Types of Produced Waste

Different construction and renovation projects generate a wide range of rubbish. This includes packaging materials, rubble, plasterboard, wood, and plastics, among others. 

Besides, you can find valuable materials and returnable packaging items by identifying all the categories of waste the job might generate. This is also an excellent time to make sure you have all the necessary permits and agreements from water and sewage operators for effluent discharge.

Since the job of waste monitoring is just as crucial, it is best to have someone to overlook the safety of the operations.

Have Someone Look Over Construction Rubbish

People tend to overlook waste management in the middle of a busy project. To avoid unwanted accidents caused by obstructions and rubbish, it is vital to have someone solely responsible for dealing with construction waste.

Those responsible for waste management should keep the construction site neat and tidy for safety and health reasons. Following this system will help workers avoid nuisance slipping, accidents, and other severe hazards. 

Additionally, all waste materials should be piled away from the site and far from passers-by. Also, it would help if you put it in a spot where rubbish removal services can quickly take out the rubbish for prompt and efficient waste disposal. But don’t leave it cluttered in one place and take the time to segregate and label the rubbish containers.

Segregate and Label Containers

Efficiency and safety always go together when managing your construction waste. Moreover, different types of construction and solid waste requires a unique disposal method. But before you begin throwing away the piles of refuse, identify which of them can be reused and recycled and sort them out.

Another critical step is to separate the different types of waste and label them explicitly so that other workers can stay away from hazardous rubbish. Besides, marking and sorting out can help you save time when it comes to removing the debris.

Speaking of savings, the best way to manage construction waste still boils down to maximising the materials used.

Reduction of Materials

It may be hard to accept that some of the construction debris is unused materials. Broken tiles from transportation, excess wood, and steel cuttings are common examples. One way to reduce waste and save a fortune is to thoroughly compute and approximate how much construction materials the project will need.

You only need to buy what’s enough to finish the project. And while having more is better than less, you don’t want to waste time and money buying too many materials that you’ll only throw away without using.

One Final Tip

Construction and renovation projects can be too much for a limited workforce. If you want to focus on manual labour without worrying about construction rubbish, Paul’s Rubbish Removal is the only partner you’ll need.

Our team of removalists implement safe and efficient rubbish removal methods to deal with all sorts of waste. Paul’s vast network of recycling and disposal facilities allows us to treat all rubbish in strict compliance with the NSW EPA policies.

Above all, we play a huge role in preserving our environment. And by implementing bespoke methods for safe and effective construction rubbish disposal, we can divert as much waste from landfills as possible. Paul’s Rubbish Removal is here to give you the much-wanted peace of mind.

Call Paul’s Rubbish Removal in Sydney on 0407 125 125 for a cheap but reliable rubbish removal service.

Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a Digital Content Writer for Paul's Rubbish Removal. Sarah is a huge advocate for recycling, environmental sustainability, health and well-being and has a genuine love for all sea animals. Keep up with Sarah by following Paul's Rubbish Removal blog!

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