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
Abstract
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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free text keywords: Building and Construction, Waste, Packaging, Construction materials, Segregation, Residuos de construcción y demolición, Materiales de construcción, Ciencias ambientales e ingeniería, Civil engineering, Engineering, business.industry, business, Pallet, cardboard, visual_art.visual_art_medium, visual_art, Waste management, Plastic materials, Work site, Plastic waste
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