Use of Construction and Demolition Waste - A Way Forward

Construction and Demolition (C&D) Waste means any waste generated (during construction, demolition or re-modeling of any civil structure, such as buildings, bridges, flyovers, roads, drainage and laying of services etc. or associated activities for infrastructure provision such as, site preparation by way of digging, leveling, laying of pipelines, cables, etc. Construction and demolition waste includes, but not limited to, concrete, bricks, tiles, stone, soil, rubble, plaster, drywall/gypsum board, wood, plumbing fixtures, non-hazardous insulating material, plastics, wall paper, glass, metals (such as steel, aluminum), asphalt, etc. However, C&D waste shall not include any hazardous waste as defined under 'Hazardous Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989'. C&D waste shall not include any waste which may have any chance of getting contaminated with nuclear waste or exposed to nuclear radiation. Special care shall be taken before demolition of any unclear establishment.

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    • Abstract reprinted with permission from the publisher.
  • Authors:
    • Kumar, Satander
  • Publication Date: 2015-2


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 13-17
  • Serial:
    • Indian Highways
    • Volume: 43
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: Indian Roads Congress
    • ISSN: 0376-7256

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  • Accession Number: 01561392
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 17 2015 3:50PM