Construction Safety and Waste Management: An Economic by Rita Yi Man Li

By Rita Yi Man Li

This monograph provides an research of building safeguard difficulties and on-site security measures from an economist’s standpoint. The ebook contains examples from either rising nations, e.g. China and India, and built nations, e.g. Australia and Hong Kong. additionally, the writer covers an research on building defense wisdom sharing through updatable cellular know-how reminiscent of apps in Androids and iOS platform cellular units. the objective viewers contains essentially researchers and specialists within the box however the ebook can also be precious for graduate students.

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Lehmann, S. (2011). Optimizing urban material flows and waste streams in urban development through principles of zero waste and sustainable consumption. Sustainability, 3, 155–183. , Zaman, A. , & Holyoak, N. (2013). Supporting urban planning of lowcarbon precincts: Integrated demand forecasting. Sustainability, 5, 5289–5318. Li, R. Y. M. (2008). Nature of the firm: A study on developers in China and Hong Kong. Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, 3, 479–486. Li, R. Y. M. (2009). Achieving compliance with environmental health-related land use planning conditions in Hong Kong: Perspectives from traditional motivation theories.

2012). ACT waste management strategy. pdf. ACT Government. (2014). Environment and planning directorate. au. , & Hamani, K. (2011). Material waste in the UAE construction Industry: Main causes and minimization practices. Architectural Engineering & Design Management, 7, 221–235. Australia Bureau of Statistics. (2010). 0—Australia’s environment: Issues and trends, Jan 2010. Retrieved September 7, 2014 from . Bossink, B. , & Brouwers, H. H. (1996). Construction waste: Quantification and source evaluation.

3 million tonnes of waste in Hong Kong. 5 kg of waste per year. The major source of waste in landfills is municipal solid waste (66 %), which included food waste, metals, plastic, etc. The second main component is construction waste that is shown in Fig. 2. 3 million tonnes in 2011. 21 million tonnes in 2011, approximate 80 % decrease. However, the quantity of MSW disposed of at landfills has raised 21 % since 1991 (Hong Kong Environmental Protection Department 2011) (Fig. 3). e. each person generated around 1,330 kg of waste in a year.

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