Keywords: groundwater quality, lead-based paint, construction wastes, demolition wastes, solid wastes, landfills, groundwater contamination, water pollution, waste diversion
Benefits to groundwater quality by diverting construction and demolition wastes from landfills
The objective of this report is to evaluate the effects to groundwater by diversion of solid wastes from landfills. The focus is directed to the diversion of solid wastes from construction and demolition landfills associated with deconstruction and demolition projects. The environmental benefits of this diversion are discussed including groundwater contamination issues. Additionally, diversion methods and techniques are presented.