Quantification of waste streams arising from demolition projects

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dc.contributor.author Makgopa, Ramosomedi
dc.contributor.author Masemola, Refilwe
dc.contributor.author Rambuwani, Phuluphedziso
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-16T09:24:33Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-16T09:24:33Z
dc.date.issued 2016-10
dc.identifier.citation Makgopa, R., Masemola, R. and Rambuwani, P. (2016). Quantification of waste streams arising from demolition projects. Johannesburg: University of Witwatersrand en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10539/25409
dc.description The aim of this research is to know how to quantify the waste material from demolition projects and to know if waste can provide economic benefits and can it derive a greater value. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Construction and demolition waste has a major effect on the environment. The construction sector generates a variety of waste. The amount and the type of which is determined by the specific construction activities on site and the design and specification of buildings taking place (Begum A., Siwat C., Pereira J., and Jaafar A., 2007). This research is important since it will assist the construction industry to be aware of the waste material that needs to be recycled and reused and potentially deriving economic benefit from the waste streams avoiding dumping the waste into landfill. Construction and demolition projects produce massive amounts of waste and this waste pollutes the environment. Much of this construction waste may also end up dumped illegally or in landfill and which incurs high treatment cost (Jingkuang, L., Yousong, W. and Yiyong, L., 2012). The sub problems that need to be addressed by this research are the environmental problems, management waste process and waste stream and quantification. For this research, we will be looking at the different types of waste, quantification of waste and business viability of waste processing. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher University of Witwatersrand en_ZA
dc.subject Quantification of waste streams. en_ZA
dc.subject Construction waste. en_ZA
dc.subject Demolition project waste. en_ZA
dc.subject Recycle and reuse construction waste. en_ZA
dc.title Quantification of waste streams arising from demolition projects en_ZA
dc.type Honours Reports en_ZA
dc.description.librarian RM2018 en_ZA
dc.citation.epage 69 en_ZA
dc.citation.spage 1 en_ZA


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