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Waste quantification models for estimation of construction and demolition waste generation: a review

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 3, 2012)

Quantification is crucial for construction and demolition waste management. Accurate estimation can be satisfied by developing waste quantification model that is applicable for regional or nation–wide C&D waste generation. This paper presents a review on quantification models for C&D waste from literatures and how they correlate. Most studies ...

Construction debris recycle: assigning the costs to where they belong

by Inderscience Publishers  (Dec. 10, 2012)

The research reported here developed a management model for construction and demolition waste in a Brazilian municipality with material flow sheet and economical balances. This waste is produced at a rate of 1.7 kg per person per day. The private construction sector is called upon to run and fund the waste movement network through correct fee ...

Zero waste, circular economy, sustainability impact the bottom line

by ABCOV Companies  (Mar. 7, 2013)

What is zero waste? In manufacturing zero waste's goal is to reuse left over materials from the manufacturing of products, putting them back into the process to manufacture new products. Zero waste can also be carried out when a manufacturer of a product that is recyclable takes it back to its facility to reuse recycled product in the production ...

Experimental vs. arbitrary landfill diversion targets

by Inderscience Publishers  (Apr. 1, 2013)

An experimental method is developed for setting pragmatic short–term landfill diversion targets of municipal waste in emerging economies. Domestic waste composition is shown to be quite uniform throughout developing countries of Africa, Asia and America. Consequently, the method developed in Brazil is readily exportable to other continents with ...

Crowder-Gulf Disaster Debris Management Responds to Hurricanes’ Havoc

by Diamond Z  (Mar. 3, 2005)

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New solid waste definition proposed

by Trinity Consultants  (Jul. 1, 2010)

When the Boiler MACT rule was vacated in 2007, one key element in the court challenge was that many non-fossil fuel materials burned in industrial boilers should be classified as solid wastes and regulated accordingly. Along with the recently proposed Boiler MACT and rules for commercial/industrial/solid waste incinerators (CISWI), EPA proposed ...

Sustainable approaches to C&D waste management and global warming impacts

by Inderscience Publishers  (Apr. 7, 2010)

Increased diversion rates for construction and demolition (C&D) debris from US landfill sites are not only good from a sustainability viewpoint, but it is also an achievable goal. When deconstruction occurs, effective planning begins to take advantage of all technologies and processes available for recycling and reuse along with emerging markets ...

Similarities and synergies between mineral processing and recycling of Construction and Demolition Waste

by Inderscience Publishers  (Dec. 21, 2010)

Recycled aggregates from Construction and Demolition Waste (C&DW) can replace natural aggregates in applications such as road construction and concrete production, but in the latter instance there are stringent quality requirements. This paper proposes the application of mineral dressing concepts to the characterisation of C&DW. The main strengths ...

Net Zero Waste – So What?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 10, 2014)

Leading world organizations warn us that economic growth and social development cannot be sustained with our current consumption, production and disposal patterns. Yet in spite of increasing sustainability initiatives and better product and recovery technologies, global waste continues to grow at an alarming rate. According to ISWA (International ...

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