Sustainable development in the construction industry

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The immense pressure on the world’s environment means that measures must be taken today to safeguard natural resources for tomorrow. This is the challenge the construction industry faces. Research by international environmental organisations like the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) suggest that humans are using natural resources at a rate of 25 – 50% greater than the planet can replenish them. People in industrialised countries like the UK consume more natural resources than the global average and the WWF suggests that we should cut…

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