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Disposal and Recycling of Organic and Polymeric Construction Materials: Proceedings of the International RILEM Workshop, Tokyo, 26-28 March 1995

ProceedingsOut of Print

Edited By: Y Ohama

310 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall (E & FN Spon)

Hardback | Jun 1995 | #53535 | ISBN: 0419205500
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About this book

Various polymers have been widely used as construction materials in recent years and the disposal and recycling of them has now become a serious problem in the construction industry. As a major consumer of polymers the construction industry needs to develop ecologically safe disposal systems and effective recycling systems for organic or polymeric construction materials. This volume contains a comprehensive selection of the papers presented at the RILEM International Workshop on the subject held in Tokyo, Japan in 1995. Invited experts from Japan, USA, Europe and the Far East reviewing the latest research in the disposal and recycling of construction materials such as plastics, rubber,asphalt, wood and paper. As the first work to draw together current information in this area, this book will be an important reference for construction material specialists and research institutes specializing in recycling, pollution and environmental issues.


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