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Management of demolition waste-using life cycle assessment methodologies

Title: Management of demolition waste-using life cycle assessment methodologies
Author(s): M. Torring, K. Sandvik
Paper category : conference
Book title: International Symposium on Intergrated Life-Cycle Design of Materials and Structures
Editor(s): A. Sarja
Print-ISBN: 951-758-408-3
e-ISBN: 235158029X
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2000
Pages: 522 - 526
Total Pages: 5
Nb references: 6
Language: English

Abstract: lnformed discussions are needed when strategies are made for which way to treat waste
material from structures to be demolished. LCA methodology can be useful for management of construction and demolition waste. If used in a controlled form, following an LCA guideline, analysis for specific demolition projects can in addition provide useful information when an LCA is performed for a new construction project, in order to minimise the impacts from future demolition and give guidance regarding how recycled materials can be used.

Online publication: 2000-04-30
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/235158029X.096

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