Advances in Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling

Advances in Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling: Management, Processing and Environmental Assessment is divided over three parts. Part One focuses on the management of construction and demolition waste, including estimation of quantities and the use of BIM and GIS tools. Part Two reviews the processing of recycled aggregates, along with the performance of concrete mixtures using different types of recycled aggregates. Part Three looks at the environmental assessment of non-hazardous waste. This book will be a standard reference for civil engineers, structural engineers, architects and academic researchers working in the field of construction and demolition waste. Summarizes key recent research in recycling and reusing concrete and demolition waste to reduce environmental impacts Considers techniques for managing construction and demolition waste, including waste management plans, ways of estimating levels of waste, and the types and optimal location of waste recycling plants Reviews key steps in handling construction and demolition waste

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  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 592 pages
  • ISBN : 0128190566
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Advances in Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling

Advances in Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Yining Ding,Francesco Colangelo,Rabin Tuladhar,Alexander Koutamanis
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 10 February 2020
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Advances in Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling: Management, Processing and Environmental Assessment is divided over three parts. Part One focuses on the management of construction and demolition waste, including estimation of quantities and the use of BIM and GIS tools. Part Two reviews the processing of recycled aggregates, along with the performance of concrete mixtures using different types of recycled aggregates. Part Three looks at the environmental assessment of non-hazardous waste. This book will be a standard reference for civil

Advances in Waste Management

Advances in Waste Management
  • Author : Ajay S. Kalamdhad,Jiwan Singh,Kondusamy Dhamodharan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 June 2018
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This book presents some of the latest technologies in waste management, and emphasizes the benefits that can be gained from the use of recycled products. Divided into four sections, it deals with phytoremediation, acquatic weed management and the treatment of solid- and water-based wastes, such as those arising from agricultural, industrial and medical activities. With its special emphasis on the utilization of recycled products, this volume will be of interest to students, academicians, policy makers and others who have a

Handbook of Recycled Concrete and Demolition Waste

Handbook of Recycled Concrete and Demolition Waste
  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal,Vivian Tam,João Labrincha,Yining Ding,Jorge de Brito
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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The civil engineering sector accounts for a significant percentage of global material and energy consumption and is a major contributor of waste material. The ability to recycle and reuse concrete and demolition waste is critical to reducing environmental impacts in meeting national, regional and global environmental targets. Handbook of recycled concrete and demolition waste summarises key recent research in achieving these goals. Part one considers techniques for managing construction and demolition waste, including waste management plans, ways of estimating levels

Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas

Solid Waste Management in Rural Areas
  • Author : Florin-Constantin Mihai
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 06 September 2017
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The book points out that rural regions need proper attention at the global level concerning solid waste management sector where bad practices and public health threats could be avoided through traditional and integrated waste management routes. Solid waste management in rural areas is a key issue in developing and transitioning countries due to the lack of proper waste management facilities and services. The book further examines, on the one hand, the main challenges in the development of reliable waste management

Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability

Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability
  • Author : Ashok K. Rathoure
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 30 August 2019
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Zero Waste: Management Practices for Environmental Sustainability presents approaches for resource management centered on reducing waste and reusing and recycling materials. It aims to save energy by reducing energy consumption associated with extracting, processing, and transporting raw materials and waste, and also to reduce and eventually eliminate the need for landfills and incinerators. This book presents the various principles, methods, and tools that can be used to address different issues in the areas of industrial waste reduction and sustainability. It

Sustainable Construction Materials

Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Author : Ravindra K. Dhir OBE,Jorge de Brito,Rui V. Silva,Chao Qun Lye
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 05 January 2019
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Sustainable Construction Materials: Recycled Aggregate focuses on the massive systematic need that is necessary to encourage the uptake of recycled and secondary materials (RSM) in the construction industry. This book is the fifth and the last of the series on sustainable construction materials and like the previous four, it is also different to the norm. Its uniqueness lies in using the newly developed, Analytical Systemisation Method, in building the data-matrix sourced from 1413 publications, contributed by 2213 authors from 965 institutions in 67 countries,

Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate

Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate
  • Author : K. W. Chau,Isabelle Y.S. Chan,Weisheng Lu,Chris Webster
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 December 2017
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This book presents the proceedings of CRIOCM_2016, 21st International Conference on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, sharing the latest developments in real estate and construction management around the globe. The conference was organized by the Chinese Research Institute of Construction Management (CRIOCM) working in close collaboration with the University of Hong Kong. Written by international academics and professionals, the proceedings discuss the latest achievements, research findings and advances in frontier disciplines in the field of construction management and

Advances in Building Technology

Advances in Building Technology
  • Author : M. Anson,J.M. Ko,E.S.S. Lam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 November 2002
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This set of proceedings is based on the International Conference on Advances in Building Technology in Hong Kong on 4-6 December 2002. The two volumes of proceedings contain 9 invited keynote papers, 72 papers delivered by 11 teams , and 133 contributed papers from over 20 countries around the world. The papers cover a wide spectrum of topics across the three technology sub-themes of structures and construction, environment, and information technology. The variety within these categories spans a width of topics, and these proceedings provide readers with

Roadmap for Global Sustainability — Rise of the Green Communities

Roadmap for Global Sustainability — Rise of the Green Communities
  • Author : Salah El-Haggar,Aliaa Samaha
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 May 2019
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Progressive increases in consumer demands along with aggressive industrial consumption led the world to proximate resource depletion, weather changes, soil and air degradation and water quality deterioration. We now know that the paradigm of production at the expense of human condition is not sustainable. This book briefly explains how we reached this situation and offers suggestions as to what can be done to overcome it. It invites the best entrepreneurial talent and scientific and technological know-how to develop a sustainable

Solid Waste Technology and Management, 2 Volume Set

Solid Waste Technology and Management, 2 Volume Set
  • Author : Thomas Christensen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 02 August 2011
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The collection, transportation and subsequent processing of waste materials is a vast field of study which incorporates technical, social, legal, economic, environmental and regulatory issues. Common waste management practices include landfilling, biological treatment, incineration, and recycling – all boasting advantages and disadvantages. Waste management has changed significantly over the past ten years, with an increased focus on integrated waste management and life-cycle assessment (LCA), with the aim of reducing the reliance on landfill with its obvious environmental concerns in favour of

Green Construction Project Management and Cost Oversight

Green Construction Project Management and Cost Oversight
  • Author : Sam Kubba
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 20 May 2010
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Green Construction is a specialized and skilled profession, and the author has extensive experience in this field. With this in mind, the reference is designed to provide practical guidelines and essential insights in preparing competent and professional looking ?Project Analysis Reports? and ?Project Status Reports?. The book also provides numerous tips on how to phrase the language of reports in a manner that is articulate and clearly understood by Real Estate Lenders and investors, as well as being an indispensable