Sustainable Solutions for Housing Construction Waste

Sustainable Solutions for Housing Construction Waste

Recording of an In-Class Presentation | taught by Metro Vancouver, City of Vancouver, Nickel Bros House Moving, Unbuilders, 505-Junk
  • 4 Videos
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Survey
  • 1 Text
  • 1.5 hrs

Course Curriculum

Chapter 2
13:13
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Chapter 3
25:37
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$146.95
Non-Member Price
$89.25
Member Price

Course description

This course features a panel of speakers sharing comprehensive strategies to reduce housing construction waste in the Metro Vancouver region. Builders will learn about current and upcoming waste regulations, benefits/challenges/environmental impact of cost-comparable removal solutions such as house upcycling and deconstruction, and also the responsible removal of demolition materials from residential buildings.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Get the latest information about the regulations surrounding housing removal and waste reduction
  • To raise awareness of alternative solutions to demolition: home recycling and deconstruction as a waste management option.
    • the benefits and challenges
    • process
    • the cost differences
    • the environmental impact 
    • builder's role and responsibilities
  • To educate on the circumstances that make the house removal options viable: 
    • Structural soundness
    • HAZMAT
    • Timeframe
    • Permitting
  • How these options can benefit affordable housing developments.
  • Responsible removal of waste with demolition


Approved for 1.5 CPDs in Business Management

Note: If you have already taken this course in person, repeating it online will not qualify for additional CPD points.



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Instructor

Metro Vancouver, City of Vancouver, Nickel Bros House Moving, Unbuilders, 505-Junk
Metro Vancouver, City of Vancouver, Nickel Bros House Moving, Unbuilders, 505-Junk

Speakers:

  • Maria Lo, Assistant Project Engineer, Solid Waste Planning, Metro Vancouver
  • Lisa Brideau, Senior Sustainability Specialist, City of Vancouver
  • Cassidy vander Ros, Nickel Bros House Moving
  • Adam Corneil, CEO and Founder, Unbuilders
  • Scott Foran, COO and Co-Founder, 505 Junk
  • Jim Connelly, Nickel Bros House Moving