Feasibility of Utilizing Wastage Material in Construction Site
Huge amount of construction waste generate annually and affecting our environmental. Construction activities increases construction waste problem around the word. Construction waste gives a negative impact to the environment, cost, time, productivity and social economy Vigorous literature review identified 81 factors for causing construction waste and clustered in 7groups of factors namely Design, Handling of Materials and Equipment, Workers, Management, Site Condition and Procurement and External. A structures questionnaire designed based on these factors was surveyed and interviewed among 25 experts in construction industry. Respondents need to ranks the factors and also to conform whether the factors belong to the assigned group. T–test statistical technique of comparing means was used in the analysis of data with SPSS version 23.0 software to the major construction waste generation attributes. A construction waste management system that can provide data on waste quantities, identify area that are problematic in waste generation, and be able to analyze the cause of these wastes is recommended. Diverting materials from disposal to reuse or recycling.
Author Name: K. Selvakumar, R. Babu, R. Jegadeesan, V. Pavithra, S. Gokul Raj and A. Madhavan
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Keywords: Waste Generation, Waste Management, Reuse or Recycle