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Going to waste New guidance from the Construction Industry Research & Information Association should help the construction industry reduce waste and become more efficient. Matthew Jones reports.

How much waste do you think the average construction worker produces in seven days? If you were guessing around 50kg or 100kg you are in for a big shock. The UK's construction managers, designers, and site staff are each responsible for more than 1,000t of waste every week - and that's without including their own personal refuse.

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