Australian First – Washing Plant
Finalist in the Premier's Sustainability Awards 2020 – Small and Medium Enterprises category
In 2019, Repurpose It launched its Washing Plant to divert construction waste that was historically sent to landfill.
Since launching, the Washing Plant has diverted 148,567 tonnes of construction waste from landfill in its washing process, ultimately diverting enough CO2 from the atmosphere to offset 1663 Victorian households.
Not only has Repurpose It’s Washing Plant delivered positive environmental outcomes for Victoria, it has positioned the state as a leader in construction waste resource recovery in Australia.