“As part of the solution of replacing these concrete assets, we wanted to look at the possibility of reusing as much waste material as possible, which makes sense both from a cost and environmental viewpoint. Council views concrete as a reusable resource and is committed to being environmentally responsible by reducing landfill wherever possible''.
“The solution came in the form of an MB L140 crusher bucket being attached to a skid steer loader, which enables all recovered concrete to be crushed and recycled into usable material having established that it is not contaminated with asbestos products or similar.''
Michael Grant said, “From the time we purchased the MB crusher it started saving a lot of time and money, while giving us good quality material. The MB-L140 crusher enables concrete, rocks, tiles and other hard materials to be crushed for reuse as an alternative to rock mulch. “In many instances we don’t need to purchase materials and it’s saving us time and money as well as achieving Council’s objectives of reducing vehicle movements and landfill costs.''
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