Construction Materials (Module 3) - Online course Sector-Wide Circularity Assessment

This video describes the 11 construction sector materials:

  • Aluminium
  • Bitumen/Asphalt
  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Glass
  • Gypsum
  • Insulation
  • Iron (Steel)
  • Sand&gravel
  • Soil
  • Timber

Outline

  • Why and how materials needed to be limited to represent a sector: linking them to demonstration actions and the “domestic output” of the material flows in Eurostat
  • construction sector materials can be found in all four groups of the material flow accounts catalogue of Eurostat
  • which are actually the main materials making up the infrastructure of cities, case of Melbourne
  • use of material in terms of its main application as such
  • What the 11 materials are
  • consider them from the point of use, as well as what was needed to make them and their waste