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Understanding loading patterns of construction waste hauling trucks: triangulation between big quantitative and informative qualitative data.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental science and pollution research international [Environ Sci Pollut Res Int] 2022 Jul; Vol. 29 (33), pp. 50867-50880. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Mar 03.

Abstract:This research aims to understand the loading patterns of construction waste hauling trucks in Hong Kong and the factors shaping these patterns. It does so by triangulating the analytical results of big data collected from secondary sources and qualitat...

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Improving Contractors' Participation of Resource Utilization in Construction and Demolition Waste through Government Incentives and Punishments.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Environmental management [Environ Manage] 2022 Oct; Vol. 70 (4), pp. 666-680. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 06.

Abstract:This paper develops a simulation model for analyzing how government incentives and punishments improve contractors' participation in resource utilization of construction and demolition waste (RUCDW) based on system dynamics theory. The construction ind...

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Occupational Dust Exposure and Respiratory Protection of Migrant Interior Construction Workers in Two Chinese Cities.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Aug 16; Vol. 19 (16). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 16.

Abstract:Migrant interior construction workers are increasing in China. Construction workers are at an increased risk of work-related illness (WRI) due to prolonged exposure to and inhalation of dust. Dust concentrations in the air can be reduced significantly ...

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Challenges and opportunities of terahertz technology in construction and demolition waste management.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of environmental management [J Environ Manage] 2022 Aug 01; Vol. 315, pp. 115118. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 25.

Abstract:Construction and demolition waste are one of the largest waste streams generated in the EU by volume. They consist of materials such as concrete, bricks, gypsum, wood, glass, metals, foams, plastics, solvents, asbestos, asphalt, and excavated soil. Now...

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Characteristics, as a shield against ionizing photons, of concrete blocks used in the construction industry.

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Source(s):Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine [Appl Radiat Isot] 2022 Sep; Vol. 187, pp. 110343. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 26.

Abstract:INEGI reports that 81% of new constructions are built with durable materials, such as concrete blocks, including rooms where ionizing radiation is used, such as clinics and hospitals. The volume ratios used in the manufacture of concrete blocks have a ...

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Turning waste expanded polystyrene into lightweight aggregate: Towards sustainable construction industry.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Science of the total environment [Sci Total Environ] 2022 Sep 01; Vol. 837, pp. 155852. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 10.

Abstract:With the limited supply of energies that we can extract or mine from the earth, low energy consumption building is indeed a demand for the present situation with the use of sustainable building materials. Owing to the frequent use of EPS in the packagi...

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Circular economy in Brazilian construction industry: Current scenario, challenges and opportunities.

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Source(s):Waste management & research : the journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA [Waste Manag Res] 2022 Jun; Vol. 40 (6), pp. 642-653. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Oct 12.

Abstract:The effective implantation of the circular economy (CE) presents a great challenge to the industrial sectors, mostly in those of greater environmental impact, such as construction industry. In Brazil, this industry has been growing over the last 20 yea...

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Estimating the Carbon Emission of Construction Waste Recycling Using Grey Model and Life Cycle Assessment: A Case Study of Shanghai.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Jul 12; Vol. 19 (14). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jul 12.

Abstract:Great efforts have been exerted in reducing carbon emissions in design, construction and operation stages. However, little attention is paid to the quantification of carbon emissions in construction waste recycling at the end-of-life stage. This study ...

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Life Cycle Assessment of Construction and Demolition Waste Management in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Jun 16; Vol. 19 (12). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 16.

Abstract:Extensive construction augmenting the infrastructure and real estate projects underpin Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 of sustainable cities. A part of this struggle involves the transformation of the existing infrastructure together with new construction, ...

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Collaborative Routing Optimization Model for Reverse Logistics of Construction and Demolition Waste from Sustainable Perspective.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of environmental research and public health [Int J Environ Res Public Health] 2022 Jun 16; Vol. 19 (12). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 16.

Abstract:The construction industry is developing rapidly along with the acceleration of urbanization but accompanied by an increased amount of construction and demolition waste (CDW). From the perspective of sustainability, the existing research has mainly focu...

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