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Sustainability Focus

Tue., 07 January, 2020

The R2P Project is always looking at ways in which we can make a difference with implementing sustainability principles.

A recent success story was the construction of the office compound car park at 36 Hudson Avenue, Croydon Park.

To seal the car park, we used 100% recycled materials. This meant we were able to save 9.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide. This is equal to removing 9 cars off the road!

Instead of disposing waste to landfill, we re-used the following materials in the sealing process:

  • 110,000 plastic bags.
  • 324 kg of recycled canola oil.
  • 2,500 printer cartridges.
  • 207 tonnes of recycled asphalt.

Thank you to one of our site engineers Laura, who partnered with Downer Group to create and implement this sustainability initiative.

For more information on our commitment to sustainability, visit the R2P Project website: https://r2palliance.com.au/construction/sustainability

Partners

  • The Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is working with every Australian State and Territory to build much-needed infrastructure across a number of individual funding programs.

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  • The Department works as part of the community to deliver effective planning policy, efficient transport, and valuable social and economic infrastructure.

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  • McConnell Dowell is the Creative Construction Company for customers who want to build better communities through safe, smart, efficient infrastructure.

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  • Mott MacDonald is an employee-owned management, engineering, and development consultancy with 16,000 staff in 150 countries.

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