BRE SMARTWaste online reporting platform
BRE SMARTWaste is a flexible, online-reporting platform for all company types across all sectors that can help manage and reduce waste outputs, impacts and costs. It is intended for clients, contractors, owners, operators and occupiers.
It can be used to prepare, implement and monitor site waste management plans (SWMP). SWMP’s describe how materials will be managed efficiently and disposed of legally during construction, explaining how the re-use and recycling of materials will be maximised. This involves estimating how much of each type of waste is likely to be produced and the proportion of this that will be re-used or recycled on site, or removed from the site for re-use, recycling, recovery or disposal.
SMARTWaste can help:
- Save time tracking and reporting against company sustainability targets.
- Compare regional and project performance.
- Give access to all project information in one place.
- Reduce waste, energy and water costs.
- Set and monitor targets to reduce site based impacts.
- Obtain BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes credits.
 Find out more
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
- 2015 UK Industry Performance Report.
- BREEAM Construction waste management.
- BRE SMARTWaste John Muir release.
- Building Research Establishment.
- Circular economy.
- Code for sustainable homes.
- Energy from waste.
- Environmental plan.
- How data can stop waste.
- Improving construction and demolition waste data.
- Landfill tax.
- Site Waste Management Plan.
- Site Waste Management Plans - A Necessary Burden.
- Waste management plan for England.
About the wiki
Anyone is welcome to use and contribute to the wiki in different ways.
 Engaging with the wiki
- Contribute to existing articles
- Create articles
- Share articles through social media and other channels
- Contact the CIRCuIT project to let us know what you think and how we can improve
 Add your own content
To contribute to or create an article, you can follow these steps:
- Register as a user
- Read through the editorial policy and guidance on writing and contributing to articles
- See the detailed help page on tips on writing wiki articles
- Try editing a test article
- If editing an article, select 'Edit this article' underneath the article title
- If creating a new article, select 'Create an article'. In the 'Select categories' area, expand the 'Industry context' list and tag 'Circular economy' to add your article to this wiki
 Who is this wiki for?
The articles contain information on implementing circular economy approaches in construction that could be relevant to:
- Construction contractors
- Developers, owners, investors
- Manufacturers and supplier
- Universities and research
- Urban planners
 About CIRCuIT
The Circular Economy wiki is supported by the Circular Construction in Regenerative Cities (CIRCuIT) project, which is funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. CIRCuIT is a collaborative project involving 31 ambitious partners across the entire built environment chain in Copenhagen, Hamburg, Helsinki Region and Greater London. Through a series of demonstrations, case studies, events and dissemination activities, the project will showcase how circular construction practices can be scaled and replicated across Europe to enable sustainable building in cities and the transition to a circular economy on a wider scale.