Straightforward techniques using everyday materials were behind the building of Victoria’s first construction waste free home, the project manager behind the development said.

Burbank Health Safety and Environment Manager Frank Perconte said the idea behind the Tierra 2000 home at Lend Lease’s Atherstone Estate in the outer Melbourne suburb of Melton South revolved not around building something overly expensive or futuristic but rather demonstrating how waste could be eliminated using conventional materials and…