Construction and demolition (C&D) waste is a novel, widespread environmental stress that negatively affects environment, organisms and ecosystem. Yet effects of cumulative consequences of C&D waste on the fitness and community structure of most underground insects remain unclear. With relatively sessile life underground lasting several years, cicadas can be an important aspect in forest ...

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Construction activity can "significantly change the surface of a land" due in large part to "clearing of vegetation and excavating" which is common on many construction projects. The result means …

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Managing and Reducing Wastes: A Guide for Commercial Buildings ... restaurants and other commercial and institutional buildings generate significant amounts of materials and waste. Here are tools and resources to help facility managers, building owners, tenants and other stakeholders improve waste management in their buildings, reduce costs and ...

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May 16, 2017· Concern about health and safety was found to be the most significant and dominant influence on the achievement of sustainable construction waste management. Other factors affecting the successful management of construction waste in Thai construction projects were also identified.

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BIM services from construction managers, architects and engineering firms. Many construction firms are now investing in "BIM" technologies during bidding, preconstruction, construction and post construction. The goal of this project is to understand the uses and benefits of BIM for construction …

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Rapid growth in construction activities increases construction waste problems around the world. Construction waste gives a negative impact to the environment, costs, time, productivity and social ...

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The pyrolysis characteristics of construction waste wood were investigated for conversion into renewable liquid fuels. The activation energy of pyrolysis derived from thermogravimetric analysis increased gradually with temperature, from 149.41 kJ/mol to 590.22 kJ/mol, as the decomposition of cellulose and hemicellulose was completed and only lignin remained to be decomposed slowly.

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Concern about health and safety was found to be the most significant and dominant influence on the achievement of sustainable construction waste management. Other factors affecting the successful management of construction waste in Thai construction projects were also identified.

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May 06, 2014· – Construction waste originates from various sources, generally from the inception of construction through to the completion of a building project. Previous research has shown that there is a link between the quantity of waste generated and the way labour is organized in the construction industry. However, these studies have failed to look into the sources of waste with respect to labour ...

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Sep 29, 2014· This relationship makes intuitive sense. We can expect more construction and demolition waste when there is more construction activity. Thus, construction activity increases per-capita disposal holding all other economic variables constant. Another industry that seems to play a large role in describing the amount of per-capita disposal is tourism.

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Factor Affecting Waste Generation in Construction Industry Vishalkumar R.Gajera1 Vyom B.Pathak2 Rushabh A.Shah 3 1P.G. Student 2Research Scholar 2,3Assistant Professor 2,3Civil Engineering Department 1,2,3S.N.P.I.T.&R.C .Umarakh Abstract— The management of construction waste …

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Improving Waste Management Performance of Construction Projects by Assessing Influence Factors . Swarna Swetha Kolaventi1, J. Raj Prasad2. 1M-Tech, Department of Construction Engineering and Management . 2Assistant professor, Department of Construction …

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Influence of construction and demolition waste management on the environmental impact of buildings. Coelho A(1), de Brito J. Author information: (1)Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal.

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Although the area of a building is the key factor determining 74.8% of the variation of construction waste generation, the employment of labour-intensive techniques in the study area means that human factors such as the contractor's attitude and behaviour towards waste management, exert a key influence on waste generation.

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Oct 04, 2011· Although the area of a building is the key factor determining 74.8% of the variation of construction waste generation, the employment of labour-intensive techniques in the study area means that human factors such as the contractor's attitude and behaviour towards waste management, exert a key influence on waste generation.

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The study would assist construction professionals, materials suppliers and other stakeholders in understanding how well the procurement processes could be coordinated for construction waste mitigation. It also offers new theoretical insights into the importance of materials procurement in construction waste management. 2.

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Construction and demolition (C&D) waste is a novel, widespread environmental stress that negatively affects environment, organisms and ecosystem. Yet effects of cumulative consequences of C&D waste …

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Commercial cost reference manuals for estimating guides. An example is the Building Construction Cost Data published annually by R.S. Means Company, Inc., which contains unit prices on building construction items. Dodge Manual for Building Construction…

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Improper waste disposal can cause serious issues to the environment. As such, waste management and the safe disposal of waste have massive and far-reaching consequences for the environment and are of vital importance. Non-biodegradable waste and gas production. Across the UK a great deal of waste …

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reduce, reuse and recycle waste. ♦ To influence the design of new development:- o to allow an efficient and effective waste m anagement service to be provided. ... Construction Waste More efficient use of waste in construction …

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Jun 21, 2017· Furthermore, the U.S. construction industry accounts for 160 million tons, or 25 percent, of non-industrial waste generation a year, according to the agency. With this in mind, let's take a look at the impact in more detail, and investigate the possible solutions. The Stats

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Issues on Construction Waste: The Need for Sustainable Waste Management. Conference Paper (PDF Available) ... lack of influence of contractors, and lack of knowledge about construction during ...

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nature of construction activity suggests that behavioural impediments could also influence waste levels. This paper presents the results of research which investigated the forces which shaped operatives' attitudes towards waste in the construction industry. The findings suggested that operatives' attitudes towards waste …

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Jul 07, 2009· One is the identification of the waste management influence factors that play an important role in decreasing waste and increasing recycled materials on construction sites. The other is the development of an assessment tool to measure the level of waste …

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Building Design and Construction Process Influence in Construction Waste Generation Article in Key Engineering Materials 668:297-303 · October 2015 with 29 Reads How we measure 'reads'

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It is also linked with construction and demolition waste (CDW) generation (Coelho and de Brito, 2010a) and distribution quantification in Portugal (Coelho and de Brito, 2010b). The work as a whole is an analysis of the technical, economic and environmental viability of a large-scale fully-developed CDW recycling plant in Portugal.

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Abstract. This study mainly analyses the economic impacts related to the recycling of construction and demolition waste (C&DW). It presents an overview of the most recent results coming from the available economic and financial studies evaluating and comparing the production and use of recycled products from C&DW with the counterparts produced from materials such as natural aggregates ...

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