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Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering

Strategies for Circular Economy and Cross-sectoral Exchanges for Sustainable Building Products

Preventing and Recycling Waste

Authors: Migliore, Marco, Talamo, Cinzia, Paganin, Giancarlo

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  • Includes contribution by Nazly Atta and Marcella Bonanomi 
  • Explores the complex topic of the circular economy from the perspective of strategies for the reuse/recycling of waste
  • Addresses the needs of building material and component producers, building designers, and environmental certifiers
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About this book

This book offers a valuable tool for understanding current efforts to promote the reuse and enhancement of pre-consumer waste in the development of new products for the construction sector, as well as the financial and regulatory tools being used to support this trend. It explores the vast and complex topic of the circular economy from the perspective of strategies for the reuse/recycling of waste, and develops a number of key premises: waste reuse/recycling must be considered using a logic of cross-sectoriality, recognizing the need to enhance the “dialogue” between different sectors; pre-consumer waste is particularly interesting for the recycling market because the construction sector can reduce its environmental impacts by enhancing its capacity to use secondary raw materials and by-products from other sectors; and lastly, the manufacturing sector is currently experimenting with promising forms of reducing/recycling pre-consumer waste and is at the same time providing by-products that can be used in other production chains. As such, the book offers a valuable asset for professionals who are interested in sustainability in construction, and in the study of construction products; however, it will be equally useful for local decision-makers tasked with implementing development policies and innovations in the industrial sector.


About the authors

Cinzia Talamo is professor of Building and Architecture Technology at Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Her research interests focus on building information modeling, urban facility management, building maintenance and knowledge management of built assets. With Springer she co-authored the books “Knowledge Management and Information Tools for Building Maintenance and Facility Management” (ISBN 978-3-319-23957-6) and “Invitations to Tender for Facility Management Services” (ISBN 978-3-030-04008-6).

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-30318-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-30317-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Strategies for Circular Economy and Cross-sectoral Exchanges for Sustainable Building Products
Book Subtitle
Preventing and Recycling Waste
Authors
Series Title
Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-30318-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-30318-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-30317-4
Series ISSN
2366-259X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 233
Topics