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


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% reduction in waste, including a 99% reduction in waste to landfill.

Read more

Canterbury Timber Windows and Doors logo

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.

Read more

Kitchen in a modern home


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.

Read more

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.

Read more