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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Types of Construction and Demolition Wastes 4
Type I- Roadway and Site Conversion C&D Waste 4
Type II- Construction and Interior Demolition Waste 5
C&D Waste Processing Strategies 5
Type I C&D Waste Processing Strategy 6
Type II C&D Waste Processing Strategy 7
Environmental concerns about the huge landfill space that is being taken by construction and
demolition debris has brought up a new technique in salvaging construction material and recycling
demolition debris. Although one process exists for two types of waste, many have tried different strategies
in dealing with this problem. These strategies vary between "separating and sorting" then "crushing and
reducing" and "crushing and reducing" then "separating and sorting".
PROCESS OF C&D DEBRIS RECYCLING
C&D debris refers to materials generated as a result of construction and demolition projects. Metals, wood,
rocks, concrete, rubble, soil, paper, plastics and glass are among the many materials that are considered
C&D debris. Realizing that the disposal of C&D debris in landfills consumes large amount of space and is
economically and environmentally costly, the need to get acquainted with suitable recycling processes is
becoming more and more essential (1, p.18). Although, only one recycling process has been developed,...