Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste

Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste

A LEED-based Toolkit

eBook - 2010
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A Complete Reference on Construction Waste Recycling

This GreenSource guide offers comprehensive information on how to recycle as much as 95 percent of new construction and demolition waste, reuse existing materials, and comply with U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED waste management guidelines.

Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste provides the strategies and tools you need to develop and implement a successful jobsite waste management plan. This practical resource also covers other programs that promote sustainable construction, such as the International Code Council's ICC-ES program, the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) Green Building Program, the Green Building Initiative Green Globes Program, BREEAM, and more.

FIND OUT HOW TO:

Manage construction and demolition waste on the jobsite Set up an efficient jobsite recycling center Recycle new construction waste Conduct an on-site audit to assess demolition waste Reuse existing materials, including asphalt, brick, concrete, insulation, structural steel, wood, glass, and more Develop a comprehensive waste management plan Comply with LEED standards to earn waste management credits Get details on other green certification and code programs Document waste management compliance Include appropriate specifications in construction documents Market your jobsite recycling program

Downloadable forms, templates, spreadsheets, and checklists available at www.mhprofessional.com/rcadw.

Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Professional, c2010.
ISBN: 9780071713399
0071713395
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 233 p.) : ill.

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