The #1 online construction site monitoring and reporting tool

Cut your construction site costs and environmental impacts

What SMARTWaste has done for our users

4,205,260 tonnes of waste measured
£12,555,365 saved by SMARTWaste users
3,746,995 tonnes of waste diverted from landfill

Manage and reduce resource use, waste outputs, impacts, time and costs.

Environmental monitoring and reporting software

When it comes to your construction or demolition site environmental impacts (which could include waste, water, energy or materials), it’s important to understand where your organisation or project can be saving time and money, whilst improving performance and becoming more sustainable. 

SMARTWaste can be used across a supply chain, with organisations inputting site data relevant to them, for the client or principal contractor to report and analyse; giving that vital information to identify trends and areas for improvement.

Case study video: Kings Cross development 

Click play on this video to hear from Argent LLP on how they have implemented SMARTWaste on the Kings Cross development project in central London to consolidate and accurately record project environmental and construction site waste data across their three main contractors.

Other BRE monitoring & reporting software tools

Understanding the needs of various individuals and organisations across the construction industry, BRE has developed several software tools, including health and safety monitoring software YellowJacket, to help those individuals and organisations meet their sustainability, efficiency and performance goals.

Want to know more about SMARTWaste construction site environmental monitoring software?

BRE SMARTWaste 2015 brochureFind out how this tool can help you to effectively manage your construction projects from an environmental perspective, contact the SMARTWaste team today to discuss your needs and to arrange a free demo.

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Monitor, target and reduce construction, demolition, and excavation waste on your projects


Benchmark, target and report on the total project and company CO2 footprint


Target and reduce water consumed to reduce project costs and environmental impact


Start measuring the procurement of responsibly sourced construction materials on your projects


Meet BREEAM requirements by capturing and targeting transport CO2 emissions


Target and report on percentage of certified timber procured on projects

Key benefits of using SMARTWaste

Saves time and money

Cut costs through targeted and achievable reductions in resource use and waste. Save time by storing all of your project info, waste records and other evidence in one secure location for instant access whenever and wherever you are.

Simple to use

Manage and access all your company and project information in one place. A dedicated UK telephone and email helpline is available Monday to Friday to personally help you and all your users to get the very most from SMARTWaste.

Improves records access

Control access to company and project information easily with secure multi-user access levels, 24/7 (where reliable internet access is available). With SMARTWaste you can manage Duty of Care waste management records to ensure compliance and accuracy of waste reporting with complete transparency and auditability.

Enhances performance management

Instantly download company and project level reports to examine performance, and use the SMARTWaste KPIs to track and compare real-time project performance across multiple-impact areas. In addition, the tool allows users to add modules to measure other site impacts, and the SMARTWaste Benchmark Calculator provides estimated waste forecasts for new-build construction projects.

Reduces environmental impact & maximises BREEAM rating

Reduce environmental impacts on your projects by cutting waste, improving site management, and reducing energy, water, materials and transport use. For projects being BREEAM assessed, this can be tied in with relevant credits across these areas to maximise the BREEAM rating.

Easy to get started

Concise easy-to-follow online video tutorials help users to get started with the basics of SMARTWaste. In addition CIWM accredited face-to-face training courses can provide a practical hands-on introduction to the tool. A variety of membership packages – Bronze, Silver and Gold – are available off-the-shelf to suit your needs and budget.

Organisations using SMARTWaste

What our users say


"Since adopting SMARTWaste Kier has achieved a 5% increase in the amount of construction waste it reuses or recycles, and a 20% reduction in the amount of construction, demolition and excavation waste it sends to landfill."

Peter Johnson, Construction Division Sustainability Manager at Kier Group


"Optimise is Mace’s bespoke version of SMARTWaste which helps us ensure compliance and keep track of environmental business critical issues across our construction projects. Data visualisation bullet charts help convey a rich story in little space, and clearly show performance against a range of key performance indicators at project, business unit and company level."

Andrew Kinsey, Head of Sustainability - Construction at Mace Group


"Argent are using SMARTWaste on 67 acre Kings Cross development project in central London to consolidate and accurately record project data across our three main contractors. This allows us to closely monitor contractor performance and our impacts of the project in real time, set targets and benchmark ourselves against the wider construction sector."

Lydia Dutton, Environmental Project Manager, Argent (Property Development) Services LLP

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