Towards sustainable construction solid waste management in Klang Valley, Selangor / Abdillah Bin Abdul Kadir

Abdul Kadir, Abdillah (2014) Towards sustainable construction solid waste management in Klang Valley, Selangor / Abdillah Bin Abdul Kadir. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Nowadays, the increasing quantity of construction solid waste has causes serious environmental problem which requires a better solution in handling the wastes that generate. Due to the overwhelming production of the wastes, the conventional method in handling construction solid waste seems to be irrelevant in ensuring sustainability for the waste management in the future For that reason, a proper way of handling construction wastes is significance in reducing the negative impacts towards the environment, social, and economy. Sustainable waste management is introduced to maintain the balance between the environment, social and economic aspects through several ways such as acts implementation, and techniques in managing waste. Therefore, it is essential to identify current waste management system adopted by industry in order to make adjustment and improvement in
moving towards sustainable waste management. This paper highlights the current practice of the waste management system implemented in the country focusing in Klang Valley area and the restriction in applying the concept of sustainability into waste management through
reviewing past similar researches. This research has conducted a structured interview with the local authorities and also an analysis survey with the selected G7 contractors in Klang Valley. The results obtained show the current waste management systems applied in Malaysia and factors that hinder the concept of sustainability into waste management. It allows a major shift in Malaysia waste management by improvise current waste management technology into more sustainable way.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Abdul Kadir, Abdillah
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Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Municipal refuse. Solid wastes
T Technology > TH Building construction > Maintenance and repair
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Item ID: 15819
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sustainable construction; Solid waste management; Klang Valley, Selangor
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/15819

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