Building industry brochures & guides

Cairns Regional Council makes available the following brochures to assist builders, owner builders and rate payers to help protect our environment.


Brochures

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Erosion & Sediment Control (357.6 KB)
Soil erosion on building sites can be a major source of sediment pollution in our waterways. This fact sheet outlines site management practices to help reduce erosion and sediment from your building site.

Guidelines

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Block laying (261.1 KB)
This fact sheet will help those involved in the building industry ensure that block work, stockpiling sand and cement, and block cutting do not cause contaminants to enter waterways.

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Concrete Works (232.4 KB)
This fact sheet will help those involved in the building industry ensure that concrete work, concrete pumping, wash down of concrete equipment and stockpiling materials do not cause contaminants to enter waterways.

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Delivering to Building Sites (240.3 KB)
This fact sheet provides information for drivers delivering goods and materials to building sites.

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Keep your building site clean (233.7 KB)
This fact sheet provides information for the building industry about how to keep building sites clean and prevent pollution.

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Litter and building waste (348.1 KB)
Litter from building sites can cause pollution to our waterways and coastal areas. This fact sheet provides tips for managing building waste and litter.

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Painting and plastering (254.7 KB)
This fact sheet provides information for the painting and plastering industries to help ensure waste and contaminants do not enter our stormwater systems.

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Recycling building materials (284.1 KB)
Most materials from building sites may be recycled. This fact sheet provides reuse options and information for those involved with the building industry.

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Site disturbance (246.3 KB)
This fact sheet will help those involved in the building industry limit site disturbance, remove sediment and ensure that pollutants do not enter stormwater systems.

EVENTS, NEWS & REMINDERS STRAIGHT TO YOUR DEVICE
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EVENTS, NEWS & REMINDERS STRAIGHT TO YOUR DEVICE
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Last updated: 15 May 2015