14. Sustainable Post-Disaster Waste Management: Construction and Demolition Debris

  1. Dilanthi Amaratunga and
  2. Richard Haigh
  1. Gayani Karunasena BSc(Hons), MPhil, PhD

Published Online: 4 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344943.ch14

Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience

Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience

How to Cite

Karunasena, G. (2011) Sustainable Post-Disaster Waste Management: Construction and Demolition Debris, in Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience (eds D. Amaratunga and R. Haigh), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444344943.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Centre for Disaster Resilience, School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Salford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 17 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333565

Online ISBN: 9781444344943

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Keywords:

  • sustainable post-disaster waste management - construction and demolition debris;
  • sustainable waste management - generation of less waste, reuse and recycling;
  • construction and demolition (C&D) debris management post-disaster;
  • Kobayashi (1995), and disaster waste - rubble, and other waste on roads;
  • C&D debris management - first phase of debris management, immediate disaster relief;
  • relationship of disaster waste - with post-disaster management;
  • C&D debris management models;
  • disaster waste management - a significant weakness, internationally;
  • waste generation, following a disaster - environmental and social problems;
  • effective disaster waste management - and developing sustainability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Construction and demolition debris management in post-disaster situations

  • C&D debris management

  • C&D debris management and sustainability

  • Summary

  • References