The Swedish construction company PEAB wanted to improve waste recycling and reuse at all of its construction sites and offices in Sweden.
The objectives were to reach a minimum recovery rate of 80% (redite) and to send 8% or less waste to landfill.
These targets allow also PEAB to comply with EU regulations, notably the Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC.
A contract was signed with SUEZ in 2009 and renewed three times for a total of ten years.
This solution was made available at all of PEAB’s 3,000 deconstruction and construction worksites in Sweden and to all of its employees.
The solutions provided allowed PEAB to:
Through the better planning of waste streams, SUEZ and PEAB were able to optimize waste sorting, transportation and evacuation, reducing worksite interruptions and reducing costs. At some sites, a waste recovery rate of 100% was achieved.
SUEZ has outperformed the objectives set by the client and continues to look for ways to increase the amount of reused and recycled waste.
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