Regulatory pressure is growing on how building and public works waste is processed. The sector produces 70% of waste in France (245 million tonnes, 46 million tonnes of which from the construction sector).
Monday May 25th, 2020
Green spaces: a new criterion for the appeal of cities?
By 2050, almost 70% of the world’s population will live in cities. But not just any old city, mind you! Cities offering a greener living environment are – and are set to become – increasingly popular. So, let’s take a look at the issue of urban planning.
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