Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (GreenSource) / Edition 1

Recycling Construction & Demolition Waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (GreenSource) / Edition 1

by Greg Winkler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071713387

ISBN-13: 9780071713382

Pub. Date: 07/20/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071713382
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
07/20/2010
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
832,082
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Recycling Waste: The Fundamentals;
Chapter 2. Recycling Construction and Demolition Waste: The Basic Tools;
Chapter 3. Recycling New Construction Waste;
Chapter 4. Recycling Demotion Waste;
Chapter 5. Reuse of Existing Materials;
Chapter 6. The Recycling Waste Management Plan;
Chapter 7. Compliance Connection;
Chapter 8. Other Green Certification and Code Programs;
Chapter 9. Documenting Compliance;
Chapter 10. Waste Management in the Construction Documents;
Chapter 11. Marketing Construction Site Recycling;
Chapter 12. Resources;
Appendix A. Government and Industry Links;
Appendix B. Glossary;
Index

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