Too often sustainability is interpreted as only benefiting the environment. However, in addition to meeting the needs of the environment, sustainability must also deliver benefits to the economy and the community. Dutchland is committed to ensuring its products are designed, manufactured and constructed in the most responsible manner.
In Dutchland Precast Concrete
In the workplace
In our materials
Project Examples of How Dutchland Precast Contributes to Sustainability
Dutchland is committed to sustainability
Dutchland utilizes a holistic philosophy to safeguard the best use of building materials. Dutchland creates designs and uses materials and construction techniques that give the optimal return on what is best for the tank structure, its occupants, and the entire community it is placed within.
Sustainability benefits of Dutchland Precast Concrete
- Precast manufacturing holds tighter tolerances and precise mixture proportions. Additionally, being manufactured in a factory greatly reduces waste, including waste from excessive concrete, formwork and bracing, packaging and debris that accumulates on cast-in-place sites.
- Precast manufacturing creates less dust which is healthier for workers.
- Dutchland’s precast manufacturing plant recycles waste material to reduce the material sent to landfills or dumped into the environment.
Sustainability benefits in the workplace
The workplace environment is much healthier for employees in a precast manufacturing plant than on a construction site.
Dutchland’s precast shop has controlled conditions where air quality, noise and safety hazards are monitored.
Locally sourced materials
Dutchland produces its own concrete with materials that come from nearby quarries and from local suppliers which greatly reduces the highway traffic, fuel consumption and exhaust levels that present a risk to the public.
High quality concrete
Precast concrete reaches the construction site ready for installation, reducing the amount of land needed for construction activities and storage. The smaller footprint also allows projects for more flexibility in choosing a sustainable site.
Fly-ash to produce dense, impermeable concrete
Sustainability benefits in construction
Precast concrete reaches the construction site ready for installation, reducing the amount of land needed for construction activities and storage.
The smaller footprint also allows projects for more flexibility in choosing a sustainable site.