Advertisement

Investigation of Construction and Demolition Waste, A Case Study in Deqing, China

  • Min Xia
  • Shuai Zhang
  • Liangtong Zhan
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

The amount of construction and demolition waste is enormous and still in rapid growth especially in the mega-city like Hangzhou, PR China. However, effective management and technical regulations for dealing with the construction waste are still not available, simple landfill is the main disposal method of C&D waste. In order to reduce the consumption of land spaces by simple landfills, this paper explores the possibility of reclaiming landfills into forest land or farmland. After analyzing the concentration and pollution degree of six heavy metals and two pesticides, the C&D waste landfill can fully satisfy the soil application function corresponding to a third-level standard of Soil Environmental Quality Standard (GB15618-1995). Thus, it can be used for forest land and farmland (except planting vegetables).

Keywords

C&D waste Heavy metal Pollution risk assessment 

References

  1. 1.
    Xiao J, Xie H, Zhang C (2012) Investigation on building waste and reclaim in Wenchuan earthquake disaster area. Resour Conserv Recycl 61(5):109–117CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Tam V, Lu W (2016) Construction waste management profiles, practices, and performance: a cross-jurisdictional analysis in four countries. Sustainability 8(2):190CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Yuan H, Shen L (2011) Trend of the research on construction and demolition waste management. Waste Manag 31(4):670–679CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Zheng L et al (2017) Characterizing the generation and flows of construction and demolition waste in China. Constr Build Mater 136:405–413CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Huang B et al (2018) Construction and demolition waste management in China through the 3R principle. Resour Conserv Recycl 129:36–44CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Ding Z, Wang Y, Wu J (2017) ABM based simulation research on construction waste management. In: Proceedings of the 20th international symposium on advancement of construction management and real estate. Springer, Singapore (2017)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Wu L, Mo X, Guomei Z et al (2014) Health risk assessment of heavy metal pollution of abandoned lead-zinc smelting plant. Asian J Ecotoxicol 9(3):603–608Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Key Laboratory of Soft Soils and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Ministry of EducationZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

Personalised recommendations