Construction Waste Guide

Construction Waste Guide

Guide by Clearabee

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At Clearabee we have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to removing rubbish, we are the UK’s largest clearance company after all. This means we’ve tackled jobs both big and small and as a result have plenty of experience in the field of construction waste. In this guide, we’ll lay out the information you need to know on what exactly construction waste is, how it gets disposed of and the best options to get it removed.

Our options are ideal if you’ve created a small amount of construction waste by refurbishing your bathroom or kitchen. We can also help clear up the waste generated by extensions onto homes. Our core products are not designed to cater to overwhelmingly large amounts of construction waste but you should still get in contact as we may be able to create a bespoke solution.


Statistics from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) show that in 2014 the UK produced just over 202 million tonnes of waste with construction, demolition and excavation contributing to 59% of that figure. It’s worth noting that much of this will be coming from large projects but a lot will still be produced by smaller domestic jobs as well.

Construction Waste FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions around the topic of construction waste.

This is a comprehensive guide on what construction waste is, how it is managed and how we can help clear it. If you already know what you need to know from this page and would just like to have your rubbish removed, we will be able to help.

Explore our rubbish removal options throughout our site or get in contact with us here.

In the next section of this guide, we will look at a wider definition of construction waste as this will help when clearing up after a job.