Economical and ecological: Ytong Big Bags benefit the Circular Economy
Ytong cellular concrete can be processed on site with comparatively little waste. As a rule, less than one percent of the delivered quantity is left over as cut waste, which was previously disposed of with the construction waste
With immediate effect, these single-variety remnants can be returned to the supplier plant throughout Germany with our so-called Big Bags. Each Big Bag holds about 300 kilograms of material, which the processors collect directly on the construction site. It is important that the residual material is sorted by type and not contaminated with waste such as foil or building rubble. Closed with the coded belts and placed on a pallet, the Big Bags are picked up and transported back to the respective plant location. There, the cutting waste is ground and returned to production. The cycle is thus closed. Since its introduction in Bavaria, mineral raw materials from more than 6,000 Big Bags have been returned to the production process. A win-win situation also for our customers: Not only do we avoid waste that pollutes the environment, but we also save costs by reusing raw materials by transferring the residual material back into the production cycle.
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