Environmental good practice on site - CIRIA's complete portfolio of resources

Construction activities have the potential to impact the surrounding environment, from its immediate neighbours to the wider environment. Good environmental practice enables these impacts to be managed positively.

Clients, their professional advisers, contractors and the whole construction supply chain have responsibilities for environmental management. CIRIA has developed a portfolio of resources, comprising publications, training and toolbox talks, which support the delivery of environmental good practice on site at both different levels and in different situations.

CIRIA's research takes into account recent legislative and practice developments, to ensure that its outputs continue to provide practical advice about managing construction on site to minimise environmental impacts, and maintain its relevance to all concerned within the construction process.

For more information about any of our resources, please select below:


Further resources

Action on Green Construction:  The Green Construction Board is a Government and industry partnership that actively promotes the business case for sustainable construction. The Green Construction Board is committed to ensuring that the construction sector secures sustained growth in the ever-expanding market for green goods and services. Read more...

The Greening the Industry Group
: The group incorporates and expands upon the existing work being undertaken by the Sustainable Construction Task Group (SCTG) of the Strategic Forum for Construction. The Group has existing subgroups with active projects working on targets for carbon, water and waste from the 2008 joint government and industry Strategy for Sustainable Construction.  Read more...

Each of the subgroups has developed resources to assist industry in taking action on green construction, including: