Impact of Construction Waste Disposal Charging Scheme on work practices at construction sites in Hong Kong.

@article{Yu2013ImpactOC,
  title={Impact of Construction Waste Disposal Charging Scheme on work practices at construction sites in Hong Kong.},
  author={Ann T. W. Yu and Chi Sun Poon and Agnes M. F. Wong and Robin Yip and Lara Jaillon},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={138-46}
}
Waste management in the building industry in Hong Kong has become an important environmental issue. Particularly, an increasing amount of construction and demolition (C&D) waste is being disposed at landfill sites. In order to reduce waste generation and encourage reuse and recycling, the Hong Kong Government has implemented the Construction Waste Disposal Charging Scheme (CWDCS) to levy charges on C&D waste disposal to landfills. In order to provide information on the changes in reducing waste… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 references

Comparison of timber and metal formwork systems

R.C.P. Yip, C. S. Poon
Proceedings of the 15 Institution of Civil Engineers , Waste Resour . Manage . • 2008
View 1 Excerpt

The effectiveness of Hong Kong ' s construction waste disposal charging scheme

W. Y. V. Tam
13 Waste Manage . Res . • 2008
View 1 Excerpt

The effectiveness of Hong Kong's construction waste disposal charging

W.Y.V. Tam
2008
View 2 Excerpts

Fly tipping of building materials on the rise

T. Chui
The Standard, • 2007

Reducing construction waste.

Waste management • 2007
View 1 Excerpt

Architect and contractor attitudes to waste minimisation

M. Osmani, J Glass, A. D. F. Price
Waste 22 Resour . Manage . • 2006
View 1 Excerpt

Assessing the impact of main contractor ’ s site co - ordination on sub - 15 contractors ’ performance in Hong Kong

F. Khosrowshahi, G. Ofori, C. Briffet, G. Gang
2005

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…