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Analysis of the implementation of effective waste management practices in construction projects and sites

Author
Gangolells, M.; Casals, M.; Forcada, N.; Macarulla, M.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Resources, conservation and recycling
Date of publication
2014-12-05
Volume
93
First page
99
Last page
111
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2014.10.006 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/26251 Open in new window
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0921344914002249 Open in new window
Abstract
In this paper, the implementation of effective waste management practices in construction projects and sites is analyzed, using data from a survey answered by 74 Spanish construction companies based in Catalonia. Most commonly implemented practices were found to be on-site cleanliness and order, correct storage of raw materials, and prioritization of the nearest authorized waste managers. The least widespread practices were the use of a mobile crusher on site, the creation of individualized draw...
Citation
Gangolells, M. [et al.]. Analysis of the implementation of effective waste management practices in construction projects and sites. "Resources, conservation and recycling", 2014, vol. 93, p. 99-111.
Keywords
Construction and demolition waste management, Construction companies, Construction sites, Questionnaire, Spain, Waste management practices
Group of research
GRIC - Group of Construction Research and Innovation

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