EU construction & Demolition Waste

Management Protocol

In this report, the EU outlines its strategy to enshrine reuse and recycling into construction and demolition projects throughout the EU.

The protocol consists of 5 components which will enable the implementation of circular measures within the construction sector: Waste identification, source separation and collection; Waste logistics; Waste processing; Quality management; Policy and Framework conditions. Moreover, the report identified a host of procedures which will help encourage businesses to adopt the measures required to implement circular solutions.

Key objective: reduction of waste/ 70% of construciton and demolition waste being recyled by 2020.


Project Info

Location: Rue de la Loi 200, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium
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  • Author: EU Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs.
  • Publisher: European Commission.
  • Publication date: 18/09/2018.
  • Free download: 1.
  • Level of coverage: Europe wide – e.g. EN.
  • Level of scale: Infrastructure & Buildings.
  • Sectors covered: All/multiple.
  • Life cycle stage covered: All/multiple.
  • Keywords: Reversible.