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ECO’s Hope Valley Redevelopment Taking Shape

News Kristy Sumich • 08/09/2020

We are proud of our commitment to the recovery, recycling and reuse of waste products generated by the construction and demolition sectors. We strive to lead by example as demonstrated by our full circular economy solution to bricks, concrete and other associated materials recovered from waste. These materials are recovered, consolidated, crushed and ultimately converted into reconstituted building blocks, ideal for retaining walls or similar projects.

Not only are these blocks made from recycled materials, but they are also fully recyclable post-use.

A Testament to Sustainable Building Practices

In an era where sustainability is more than just a buzzword, ECO’s Hope Valley Redevelopment stands as a shining example of what can be achieved with a commitment to eco-friendly practices. The project is not just about constructing buildings; it’s about reshaping the way we think about construction materials and waste.

ECO Resources has always been at the forefront of promoting recovery, recycling, and reuse, especially in the construction and demolition sectors. With our main objective to be the most reliable waste management in Perth, the Hope Valley Redevelopment is a testament to this commitment. By focusing on a fully circular economy solution, ECO is setting a benchmark for the industry. Bricks, concrete, and other materials that would typically end up in landfills are given a new lease on life.

The Circular Economy in Action

The concept of a circular economy revolves around the idea of using resources to their fullest potential and then recycling them to be used again. In the Hope Valley Redevelopment, materials recovered from waste undergo a meticulous process. They are consolidated, crushed, and then transformed into reconstituted building blocks. These blocks are not just any building materials; they are ideal for projects like retaining walls.

What sets these blocks apart is their origin. Made from recycled materials, they embody the essence of sustainability. But the cycle doesn’t end there. Once their primary use is fulfilled, these blocks can be recycled once again, ensuring that they don’t contribute to the growing waste problem.

Benefits of Using Recycled Building Materials

Using recycled building materials, like the ones in the Hope Valley Redevelopment, offers a plethora of benefits:

  • By reusing materials, we reduce the need to extract and process raw materials, which can be detrimental to the environment.
  • Construction waste makes up a significant portion of landfill waste. By recycling and reusing, this can be drastically reduced.
  • Often, using recycled materials can be more cost-effective than sourcing new materials.
  • The energy required to process recycled materials is often less than that needed for new materials.

A Bright Future for Sustainable Construction

The Hope Valley Redevelopment is just the beginning. As more companies and individuals recognize the importance of sustainable construction, projects like these will become the norm rather than the exception. ECO’s initiative serves as an inspiration for others in the industry to adopt similar practices.

The Hope Valley Redevelopment is not just a construction project; it’s a vision of a sustainable future. It showcases how, with a bit of innovation and commitment, we can build a world that respects and cherishes its resources.

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.