In the annex to this mail I send you two out of many documents from the European Commission .
It shows clearly that recyclable products like metals and steel are by far favorite compared to concrete.
This must be used to influence Architects, project developers, etc.
The question is : Who will do this.?
Chapter 1.3 Who should read it?
This guidance document is useful for anyone involved in the management of Construction & Demolition wastes, or involved in making decisions that could affect their generation.
– can use life cycle thinking and assessment to support policy directions and choices at the European, national, regional and local level.
Source: Supporting Environmentally Sound Decisions for C&D Waste Management – A practical guide to Live Cycle Thinking and Live Cycle Assessment
Can we invite a speaker from one of the IPO’s like Info steel, Bouwen met Staal, Bauen mit Stahl, Construire Acier?
They are willing to combine their forces.
I spoke to Frank Maatje (Netherlands), Christophe Ménage (France) en Koen Miechielsen (Belgium) last week.
If you agree we can work this out and put the annexes on the website of Eurometal.
I believe that the knowledge of this development can help many of our colleagues in countries that are not aware of this possibility in the fight against concrete.
Met vriendelijke groet,