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published: 10/12/2014
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BAM and Murphy win first SMARTWaste awards

J Murphy and Sons and BAM Construction were recognised at the first ever BRE SMARTWaste Awards as part of the annual BRE SMARTWaste Conference.

The BRE SMARTWaste Awards recognise the best performing projects in terms of waste arisings per project value, diversion of waste from landfill, onsite waste segregation and water, energy and timber monitoring. All projects have been completed using the BRE SMARTWaste tool that helps clients monitor, target and report on their construction site impacts.

Annual Awards

Presented in two categories to projects completed in the last year.

Best Small project
J Murphy and Sons Barton Stacey ISS

Best Large project
BAM Construction Imperial Tobacco HQ

Quarterly Awards:

Presented in four categories to the top scoring projects completed in the last quarter.

Best Small, New Build Project
BAM Nuttall Ltd Rocky Lane

Best Small, Refurbishment Project
Mace Group Gatwick Airport North Terminal Baggage Voids

Best Large, New Build Project
Caddick Construction Ltd Goliath

Best Large, Refurbishment Project
P.J. Carey Ltd SSL Sherburn

Katherine Adams, Manager of BRE SMARTWaste said at the conference ‘We are really pleased to have hosted our first SMARTWaste Awards and I would like to congratulate the winners who are demonstrating innovative ways in managing their environmental impacts, one of which is by using SMARTWaste’

Speaking about their success, Amanda Wright, collecting the award for BAM said‘’I was delighted that the BAM Project - Imperial Tobacco’s HQ -  was selected for the first SMARTWaste Annual Award. It is great recognition for Project Manager Ross Cameron and his team’s proactive approach to waste minimisation and segregation to achieve this award for good practice in construction waste management’’.

Shane Longworth added “J Murphy & Sons use SMARTWaste to manage the gathering, measurement and reporting of waste data across all of our projects.  During the recent works at Barton Stacey it has helped us to reduce waste which in turn allows us to afford greater protection to environmental resources, make financial savings and achieve higher standards of environmental performance.”

BAM Nuttall use a bespoke version of SMARTWaste called BAM Smart. Arjun Thirunavukarasu explained that the Rocky Lane project was an enabling works project for a Crest Nicholson residential development. “We use BAM Smart to manage permits and licences and legal requirements for document archiving of WTNs. We also use our bespoke system for the monitoring of project carbon and water footprints. The bespoke BAM Smart system allows for corporate level data to be aggregated from project data, allowing for us to report accurately on Corporate Sustainability.”

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Press enquiries: Peter White, BRE Press Office T 0333 321 8811  E whitep@bre.co.uk



BRE SMARTWaste provides a flexible online reporting platform that is suitable to all company types and sectors. Clients, contractors, building owners/operators and occupiers, can benefit from using BRE SMARTWaste to help manage and reduce your environmental outputs, impacts and costs.


We work with partners to provide bespoke versions of SMARTWaste, adapted to add further functionality beyond that offered by the standard product.



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