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Structural Evaluation of Lightweight Concrete Produced Using Waste Newspaper and Office Paper

@article{Akinwumi2014StructuralEO,
  title={Structural Evaluation of Lightweight Concrete Produced Using Waste Newspaper and Office Paper},
  author={I. Akinwumi and Olasunkanmi M. Olatunbosun and O. Olofinnade and P. Awoyera},
  journal={Civil and environmental research},
  year={2014},
  volume={6},
  pages={160-167}
}
The construction industry consumes a large amount of non-renewable resources. On the other hand, more waste paper ends up in landfill or dump sites than those recycled. Consequently, recycling waste paper for use as a construction material constitutes a step towards sustainable development. This research effort aims at determining the density, water absorption capacity, compressive strength and fire resistance of papercrete produced using waste newspaper and office paper in order to ascertain… Expand

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