Lecture13C&DWaste

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Lecture 13
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Overview Waste=Pollution=Inefficiency=Lost $ Era of Sustainability Best Interests of Developers and Builders Participation of Designers Responsibility of Manufacturers Trends
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Waste = Pollution = Inefficiency = Lost $ Positive Correlation prosperity Germany – environmental technologies – environmental policy = economic policy – improved environmental quality = improved  competitiveness Japan – 40% less energy in steel production than US, far less  air pollution – defy conventional wisdom – Research Agency of Innovative Technology for the  Earth: international competitiveness
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Era of Sustainability Intergenerational Justice Focus on resources, environment, and  health Definition: Creating and maintaining a  healthy built environment using resource  efficient and ecologically sound methods environmental impact
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Ethics Environmental Ethics Personal Ethics Waste = ?
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Construction Issues Minimizing material quantities Advanced Waste Management Planning Better construction techniques and attention Pre-engineered components Using recyclable materials Recycling infrastructure and markets Tipping fees Better product design: DFE for construction Toxic components: eliminate or advanced  handling
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Demolition Issues  Deconstruction versus demolition – Designed into the process DFE for products to promote disassembly  and recycling Tipping fees Markets and infrastructure
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Advanced Construction Waste Management Involves designers and builders Set up requirements in Divisions 1 (CSI). Note LEED  reqts. Steps – Assess probable waste streams prior to construction – Directly involve local recyclers – Work with subcontractors on specific measures:  reduction, recycling, reverse distribution – Write measures into ACWM Plan – Provide training for ALL supervisors and workers – Emphasize clean site: continuous cleanup, end of day  wrap-up – Measure waste in volume, translate to weight
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