Recycling of C&D Waste to reduce the impact on Environment in Delhi
Ankit kumar , Mohd soheb Alam
Construction and demolition waste, Debris, Recycling.
The Construction and demolition waste generation is between the 2000-4000TPD as per the last four-year available annual report on DPCC. The generation of the C&D waste through the construction (building, flyover, roadwork, airport work etc.), demolition and repairing of the intended infrastructure but this activity gradually impacting the environment and depletion of the natural raw resources. The C&D waste consist of non-biodegradable material like concrete waste, metal scrap, therefore it is necessarily to recycle the C&D waste to minimize the impact on the environment and to sustain the existing raw resources. Demolition and Construction (C&D) Debris produced during building and demolition processes is categorized as waste. A significant amount of construction and demolition debris is produced each time a building or other civil engineering structure is constructed, refurbished, or demolished. Depending on how and where it was formed, this trash frequently consists of a variety of materials, such as concrete, metals, bricks, glass, plastics, organics, etc. Construction and demolition waste (C&DW) is generally separated into two categories: Non-inert materials (such as plastic, glass, paper, wood, flora, and other organic materials) and inert materials (such as sand, bricks, and concrete). C&DW recycling is the most popular substitute. It can serve as a supplement to the current mineral supplies and lessen the strain on natural resources, environment and priceless urban land.
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 10, Issue 11

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