Chapter Nine

Policy and Management of Contaminated Construction and Demolition Waste

Abstract

Whole process management system for construction and demolition (C&D) waste including source prevention, identification and separation, disposal, and recycling has been established. The hazardous wastes among the industrial C&D waste should be separated on site prior to recycling. Acid-resistant brick and stone are recommended as the surface materials and the depth of which should be more than 30 mm for the main blocks in workshops. Meanwhile, resin and sodium silicate are applicable for the masonry materials. Explicit responsibilities among different departments such as the Environmental Protection Department, Bureau of Housing and Construction, Treatment ...

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