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Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

by Tana Oy  (Oct. 10, 2014)

A typical challenge in turning Construction and Demolition waste (C&D) and Industrial waste into high grade Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) is that elastic and stringy materials wrap around the rotor of the shredder. This causes hours of maintenance downtime weekly and has immediate effect on productivity. When using TANA Shark this has not been an ...

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 ...

Crowder-Gulf Disaster Debris Management Responds to Hurricanes’ Havoc

by Diamond Z  (Mar. 3, 2005)

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Waste management policy revisions: lessons learned from the Katrina disaster

by Inderscience Publishers  (Feb. 28, 2008)

The main objective of this paper is to identify debris and waste management policies that need to be changed based on the lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. Policy issues addressed include fragmented jurisdictional problems, issues related to types of debris, burning of house hold debris, wood infestation with Formosan termites and banning of ...

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 ...

`Making good earth better` goal of waste-to-resource firm

by Security Shredding & Storage News  (May 29, 2009)

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Nowhere is that more true than in northern Ohio, where a long-established waste-to-resource company is turning everything from demolition and construction waste and sewage sludge into products that homeowners and businesses can use to spruce up their properties. “I can’t believe what we do,” enthuses ...

Green demolition certification

by Inderscience Publishers  (Feb. 13, 2006)

This paper describes a proposed certification as a means to validate 'sustainable' building removals by a government agency or building owner. It may be used for several purposes such as: pre-qualifying a contractor, issuing a deconstruction permit, documenting waste diversion goals, or for awarding incentives. Certification is awarded to any ...

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 ...

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