page header

ECO Demonstrates Circular Economy Commitment with Eco Blocks

News Kristy Sumich • 21/05/2020
ECO Demonstrates Circular Economy Commitment with Eco Blocks

In an impressive showcase of commitment to the circular economy, ECO Resources has taken a significant step forward with its Hope Valley Recycling Facility’s major redevelopment.

The project is making extensive use of over 7,000 eco blocks, a groundbreaking product made entirely from recycled materials.

These blocks, born from the company’s own construction and demolition (C&D) waste recovery process, are proving to be an ideal solution for constructing retaining walls and similar structures.

Eco blocks are not just any building material. It’s a testament to ECO Resources’ dedication to sustainability and environmental stewardship.

By transforming recovered waste into a valuable product that can be recycled over and over again, ECO Resources is not only reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills but also promoting a more sustainable construction industry.

This particular initiative will see the creation of a major retaining wall at the ECO site, which will prevent more than 1,200 tonnes of waste from ending up in landfills.

It’s a clear demonstration of how innovative thinking and a commitment to the circular economy can lead to practical, environmentally friendly solutions in the construction sector.

The use of eco blocks in the Hope Valley redevelopment is a prime example of how circular economy principles can be applied in practical, impactful ways. It’s a step towards a more sustainable future, where waste is not seen as an end product but as the beginning of something new.

Reviewed by
Kristy Sumich - Owner of Eco Resources
Kristy Sumich

Kristy Sumich is the owner and director of Eco Resources, a prominent waste management and recycling service in Western Australia. With deep industry knowledge and hands-on operational experience, Kristy is dedicated to providing sustainable solutions in waste management.