Sustainability

UNRIVALLED LONGEVITY

Created using abundant natural materials, sourced locally and through a domestic supply chain, the UK brickmaking sector is an example of sustainable industry.

Clay bricks have a typical lifecycle of 150 years; the versatility of multiple uses through extensions, alterations to internal configurations, and façade renovations; and the durability to withstand the hard wear of multiple occupants over an extended period, all of which contribute to its position as a leading sustainable construction component.

Sustainability Report 2021

Welcome to the latest Brick Development Association sustainability report. This annual publication is an opportunity to review the collective progress in sustainable operations made by the UK’s brick manufacturing industry. It also focuses our attention on forthcoming challenges and the way in which we will approach them.

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Sustainability Report 2020

Sustainability Report 2020

Welcome to the latest Brick Development Association sustainability report. This annual publication is an opportunity to review the collective progress in sustainable operations made by the UK’s brick manufacturing industry. It also focuses our attention on forthcoming challenges and the way in which we will approach them.

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Circular economy & Materials

Circular economy & Materials

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Waste

Waste

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Water

Water

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Energy & Carbon

Energy & Carbon

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Biodiversity & Community

Biodiversity & Community

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Wellbeing

Wellbeing

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Continual Improvement

Continual Improvement

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Sustainable Brick

Sustainable Brick

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Sustainability Report 2019

Sustainability Report 2019

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Circular economy report

Circular economy report

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Sustainability Report 2018

Sustainability Report 2018

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Sustainability Report 2017

Sustainability Report 2017

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Water Policy

Water Policy

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Waste Policy

Waste Policy

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Resource Efficiency Action Plan

Resource Efficiency Action Plan

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Sustainability Report 2016

Sustainability Report 2016

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