European legislation and implementation measures in the management of construction and demolition waste.

Villoria Saez, Paola; Rio Merino, Mercedes del; Porras Amores, Cesar y San Antonio Gonzalez, Alicia de (2011). European legislation and implementation measures in the management of construction and demolition waste.. "Open Construction & Building Technology Journal", v. 5 (n. Suplem); pp. 156-161. ISSN 1874-8368.

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Título: European legislation and implementation measures in the management of construction and demolition waste.
Autor/es:
  • Villoria Saez, Paola
  • Rio Merino, Mercedes del
  • Porras Amores, Cesar
  • San Antonio Gonzalez, Alicia de
Tipo de Documento: Artículo
Título de Revista/Publicación: Open Construction & Building Technology Journal
Fecha: Diciembre 2011
Volumen: 5
Materias:
Escuela: E.U. de Arquitectura Técnica (UPM) [antigua denominación]
Departamento: Construcciones Arquitectónicas y su Control
Licencias Creative Commons: Reconocimiento - Sin obra derivada - No comercial

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The intense activity in the construction sector during the last decade has generated huge volumes of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. In average, Europe has generated around 890 million tonnes of construction and demolition waste per year. Although now the activity has entered in a phase of decline, due to the change of the economic cycle, we don’t have to forget all the problems caused by such waste, or rather, by their management which is still far from achieving the overall target of 70% for C&D waste --excludes soil and stones not containing dangerous substances-- should be recycled in the EU Countries by 2020 (Waste Framework Directive). But in fact, the reality is that only 50% of the C&D waste generated in EU is recycled and 40% of it corresponds to the recycling of soil and stones not containing dangerous substances. Aware of this situation, the European Countries are implementing national policies as well as different measures to prevent the waste that can be avoidable and to promote measures to increase recycling and recovering. In this aspect, this article gives an overview of the amount of C&D waste generated in European countries, as well as the amount of this waste that is being recycled and the different measures that European countries have applied to solve this situation.

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