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The construction and demolition wastes in Klang Valley, Malaysia

Eusuf, Muhammad Abu and Ibrahim, Mansor and Islam, Rafikul (2012) The construction and demolition wastes in Klang Valley, Malaysia. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, X . 99 -124. ISSN 1675-6215

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Abstract

Numerous activities in construction and demolition (C&D) projects are generally considered as complex and distant that may affect surrounding environment and public health. Construction, remodelling, repairing, refurbishing or demotion works of buildings and other infrastructures such as roads generate huge amounts of hazardous and non-hazardous materials. In the present work, an attempt has been made to highlight a number of issues in C&D waste management in the Klang valley of Malaysia and which then discusses the current traditions of managing those materials in Malaysian perspectives. The paper concludes with a number of recommendations that can help to improve C&D waste management in Malaysia national perspectives.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3634/27086
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction and demolition wastes, Waste management, Solid waste, Klang valley of Malaysia, national perspectives.
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA170 Environmental engineering
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA401 Materials of engineering and construction
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Engr. Muhammad Abu Eusuf
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 07:44
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2016 14:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/27086

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