Water and Sewage
Green Blue
Buildings & land use
Introduction Important issues Indicators + benchmarks Cross sector links References


Commission of the European Parliament European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste.

Commission of the European Parliament Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste

Commission of the European Parliament Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 December 2000 on the incineration of waste

DETR (2000) Building a Better Quality of Life A strategy for more sustainable construction, HMSO

DEFRA (2000) Waste Strategy 2000 for England and Wales Part 1 & 2 HMSO

European Environment Agency (2005) Waste indicators

European Topic Centre on Resource and Waste Management, Topic Centre of the European Environment Agency Construction and Demolition Waste

Hong Kong Building Environmental Assessment Method. An environmental assessment for new air conditioned offices, version 1/96, ISBN 962-85-76-2-1

Jones PJ et al., Planning for a sustainable city: An energy and environmental prediction model, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 43 (6), 855-872, 2000.

OECD (1998) Eco-efficiency ENV/EPOC/MIN (98) 7

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) (2002) Building Regulations Approved Document L2, UK, HMSO

PETUS (2003) Waste Management Concept – Plastics

PETUS (2005) Assessment of organic waste treatment in Denmark.

PETUS (2004) Solid Waste in Copenhagen

PETUS (2005) 2MW housing regeneration project, Schalkwijk, Haarlem

PETUS (2005) Environmental monitoring in Breda

PETUS (2005) Waste legislation

Prior, J J, (1993) BREEAM/New Offices Version 1/93: An environmental assessment for new office designs, BRE

Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution (2000) Twenty Second Report Energy – the changing climate.

The World Commission on Environment and Development (1987) Our Common Future (The Brundtland Report)

Wackernagel and Rees (1996) Our Ecological Footprint – Reducing Human Impact on the Earth Philadelphia, PA: New Society Publishers

Waste online (2004) International and European Waste Management Resource sheet

Welsh Assembly Government (2003) Construction Waste Minimisation Good Practice Guide Cardiff Centre for Research in the Built Environment