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Behavioral and Attitudes Factors in Construction Waste Management


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Globally, construction waste is becoming a serious environmental problem in many large cities in the world due to large quantities of waste generated throughout the construction and demolition activities. Attitudes and behavior are corner stones in the construction waste management, and their understanding can contribute to solving many waste management problems. The main objective of this study was to determine the factors that affect contractors'' attitudes and behavior in construction waste management in the southern West Bank of Palestine. The findings showed that contractor size, following waste reduction practices, and number of unskilled labors, are significant factors explaining contractors'' attitudes toward waste management; while following waste reduction practices, perception of construction waste environmental impacts, number of skilled and unskilled labors, and training of field supervisors are significant factors affecting contractors'' behavior regarding waste management. The study recommends upgrading the current legislations to create integrated and comprehensive waste management system.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC83172
AuthorMajed Al-Sari'' and Issam A. Al-Khatib
Number of Pages88
Publishing Year2011-02-14T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeEnvironmental science, engineering & technology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00