The environmental survey is done so as to come up with a waste management plan for the existing site. This is important in that a balance is created by engineers between the environment, the economy and the social well being. Information is thus collected on the environment, economic and social aspects and then make a site waste management plan.
This helps in the management of wastes created by its activities of developing the queen's square site. This survey thus gives information on the characteristics and features of the site and requires doing an inventory of these characteristics and features of the site which includes footways of highways, facades of the building, existing service, street furniture, details of the park area that include the flora and fauna and other important feature.