Identify recyclable construction waste and source haulers for recycling

Identify recyclable construction waste and source

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Identify recyclable construction waste and source haulers for recycling. Consider Waste-to-energy Waste to Energy is the conversion of non-recyclable waste materials into usable heat, electricity, or fuel through a variety of processes, including combustion, gasification, pyrolization, anaerobic digestion, and landfill gas (LFG) recovery Excavated soil and land clearing debris are not considered in construction waste calculation Any hazardous/contaminated materials are not included in the calculation. Construction Waste Management Plan shall address how hazardous or contaminated materials will be handled in the project Note: Excavated soil and land clearing debris are not considered to be construction waste and does not contribute to the calculation 7.3 Building Lifecycle Impact Reduction Intent: To encourage adaptive reuse and optimize the environmental performance of products and materials. Building Reuse: Significance :
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Chapter 7: Materials & Resources ©2011-15 Green Building Academy GBA/GA V4/Rev 01 Page 7.6 There is a huge stock of existing buildings with a potential to refurbish, rather than redevelopment. Building reuse is a very effective strategy for reducing the overall environmental impact of construction. Reusing existing buildings significantly reduces the energy use associated with the demolition process as well as construction waste. Reduces the requirement for construction materials and hence reduces the environmental impact associated with extracting, manufacturing and transporting of the materials. Infrastructure is already available Strategies: Maintain the existing building structure (including structural floor and roof decking and envelope the exterior skin and framing, excluding window assemblies and nonstructural roofing material). Use existing interior nonstructural elements (e.g., interior walls, doors, floor coverings and ceiling systems). Hazardous materials, contaminated, damaged parts of building, Window glazing and MEP equipment, that are remediated as a part of the project must be excluded from the calculation of the percentage maintained. Material Reuse Significance :
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Chapter 7: Materials & Resources ©2011-15 Green Building Academy GBA/GA V4/Rev 01 Page 7.7 Reuse strategies divert material from the construction waste stream, reducing the need for landfill space and environmental impacts from associated water and air contamination. Use of salvaged materials also avoids the environmental impacts of producing new construction products and materials. Strategies: Identify potential materials that can be reused in the locality of the project in design stage and specify them in construction documents. Terminologies Refurbished Materials: Refurbished materials products have completed their life cycle as consumer items and are then refurbished for reuse without substantial alteration of their form. Refurbishing includes renovating, repairing, restoring, or generally improving the appearance, performance, quality, functionality, or value of a product.
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