publication . Article . 2011

Management of Waste from Packaging of Construction Materials inBuilding Construction Works

N. Gonzalez Pericot; M. del Río Merino;
Open Access
  • Published: 22 Dec 2011 Journal: The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, volume 5, pages 149-155 (issn: 1874-8368, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers Ltd.
  • Country: Spain
Every material arriving at the construction site comes protected in some type of packaging, fundamentally cardboard, plastic or wood, and presently the great majority of these packagings finish in a container mixed with the rest of waste of the construction work. The increasing tendency to use prefabricated materials increases the volume of packaging necessary in product transport; in addition, the traditional materials also arrive more protected with packaging. A specific management for this kind of waste is analyzed on this article. The main problem packaging implies in a construction work is the volume it occupies; in the case of the plastic, the construction...
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