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C&D recycling and deconstruction training offered at WasteExpo

Deconstruction Projects, Green Building

WasteCap and BMRA partner on new deconstruction program

CDR Staff April 16, 2014

WasteExpo 2014 is hosting two training workshops on April 30, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta in conjunction with the convention. The Construction & Demolition Waste Recycling Training is offered by WasteCap Resource Solution, Milwaukee, Wis. It also will offer a Deconstruction Training Course in conjuntion with the Building Materials Reuse Association, Chicago.

WasteCap lists the objectives and benefits of the Construction & Demolition Waste Recycling Training as follows:

  • Learn to develop, manage, monitor, document, and promote a successful construction reuse and recycling program.
  • Conduct a projected program analysis to estimate debris volume, weight and cost of a job. • Analyze hauling proposals based on projected quantities of trash and recyclables.
  • Learn how to best educate crews for maximum efficiency and compliance.
  • Receive local market directory, educational materials, monitoring checklists, economic analysis worksheets and much more.
  • Receive WasteCap’s three year accreditation in Construction Waste

WasteCap Resource Solutions has more than twelve years of experience in training building professionals on reuse and recycling of materials. WasteCap developed this U.S. Green Building Council approved training in 2005 as part of its mission to transform waste into resources. The day-long C&D waste recycling workshop is designed for attendees to learn the necessary skills to develop, manage, monitor, document and promote a successful recycling program for construction and demolition debris.

Participants will receive a three year Accreditation in Construction Waste Recycling. LEED Accredited Professionals (APs) and Green Associates are eligible for 7.5 Continuing Education Units through Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Additionally, architects are eligible for 7.5 Learning Units through American Institute of Architects(AIA) .

Objectives and benefits of the Deconstruction Training Course, according to WasteCap, inlcude

  • Learn how to recover materials, remove structures, while gaining economic benefits, business opportunities and social benefits.
  • Learn how to best educate crews for maximum efficiency and compliance.
  • Receive educational materials, monitoring checklists, economic analysis worksheets and more.

WasteCap has more than twelve years of experience in training building professionals on reuse and recycling of materials. The BMRA provides increasing opportunities for the recovery and reuse of building materials in an environmentally sound and financially sustainable way. Attendees will learn the necessary skills to develop, manage, monitor, document and promote a successful deconstruction project and take away the eight steps to create and manage a successful project from beginning to end, says WasteCap.

More information on both courses is available at www.wastecap.org/training.
 

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