Tip of the iceberg #2: The impact of sourcing and origins of pipeline and drainage products’ raw materials?

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In September 2020, the BPDA published a new report which demonstrates why the carbon footprint of concrete pipeline products is significantly lower than HDPE alternatives. In this blog, we explore one of the main findings of this report: The impact of HDPE resin origins. We explain why it is important to get the supply chain… Read more »

Tip of the iceberg #1: Study reveals a plastic pipe carbon footprint significantly higher than originally thought

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In 2018, the British Precast Drainage Association (BPDA) sought the services of Circular Ecology, the consultancy behind the ICE carbon footprinting database, to help them quantify the true whole-life carbon emissions associated with concrete and plastic pipeline systems. What Circular Ecology came up with (see report here) did not only help BPDA plans to improve… Read more »