Recycling of waste demolition of IBM laboratories Winchester

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IBM has a general recycling policy which seeks to reuse or recycle about 50 per cent of the non-hazardous waste produced by the company.6 When in 1993 the company decided to demolish an office block in the heart of an estate of computer laboratories at Hursley near Winchester, it decided to collapse the 1960s building subject to the following criteria:

  • as many building materials as possible to be recycled;
  • demolition to be safe for site users and those occupying adjoining buildings;
  • noise levels to be kept as low as possible;
  • damage to adjoining buildings to be avoided.

"Barrie Evans, Demolishing an office block safely, The Architects' Journal 28 July 1993 p 33,

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