What happens to construction waste?

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Dear Kent County Council,

What happens to construction waste brought to the Cobbs Wood waste recycling centre in Ashford and other similar centres. Is it actually recycled or does it go to landfill? If it is recycled how is is recyclyed?Is it broken down into gravel/wood chips or reused as hardcore or reclaimed Wood?

Yours faithfully,
Thom Pizzey


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Dear Mr Pizzey
Thank you for your request for information received on 23 August 2019.
Please find attached our response to your request.
Yours sincerely
Kelly Leeson
Strategic and Corporate Services
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