Building and construction case studies

Learn how businesses are demonstrating sustainable building practice by designing without waste and achieving outstanding results.


Modern zero-waste home built by Burbank

Burbank

Find out how Burbank's zero-waste home – supported by Beyond Waste and developed in partnership with RMIT and the Housing Industry Association (HIA) – achieved a 72 per cent reduction in waste, including a 99 per cent reduction in waste to landfill.

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Canterbury Windows & Doors

Canterbury Windows & Doors successfully changed its production thanks to a Lean Blitz week run by Metricon Homes, reducing customer turnaround times and minimising waste to landfill.

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Kitchen in a modern home

Metricon

Metricon, Australia's third largest housing construction company, engaged a 'Lean' (materials efficiency) consultant to look at ways the business could reduce construction waste and save money.

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Ryan and McNulty

Ryan & McNulty

Ryan & McNulty were aware of resource inefficiencies in their saw milling operations. A materials assessment allowed them to explore more efficient methods of production and management their materials.

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