Construction and demolition waste

On 28 February 2018, GreenCape hosted an event on ‘Water Security in the Construction Industry’. The event was held in collaboration with the Western Cape Government Department of Economic Development... Read more


During the recent Cape Construction Expo, held on 23 August 2017, GreenCape and Stellenbosch University’s Civil Engineering Department highlighted the collaborative work being done to determine whether processed rubble can... Read more


A Secondary Materials Economy in Construction and Demolition Waste, Opportunities and Challenges - Road Construction and Rehabilitation. A presentation given at the South African Roads Forum held on the 22October 2015.
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The potential in and way forward for a C&DW economy was the focus of the May 2015 workshop. 

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Opportunities in the City of Cape Town to support a secondary materials economy in builders’ rubble through uptake in road rehabilitation and construction
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A secondary materials economy in construction and demolition waste -opportunities and challenges in concrete.
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Opportunities and challenges in the South African context, 4 May 2016.
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Best practice in the processing and application of builders' rubble in construction 12 August 2016 Cape Construction Expo
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Overarching legislation governing the handling, storage, treatment and disposal of waste.

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