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Report | Building on soil sustainability: Principles for soils in planning and construction

This report from the Soils in Planning and Construction Task Force contains vital information for local authorities, contractors, clients, developers and design teams. Helping them to understand how to better manage soil in construction and planning to ensure a more sustainable future.

Every single teaspoon of soil contains around one billion bacteria; every cubic metre of healthy soil captures between 12kg and 35kg of carbon. In the construction sector we destroy and throw it into landfill at a rate of nearly 30 million tonnes each year.

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