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Constraints of construction waste management in Penang Island

Ng, Lee Shan and Seow , Ta Wee and Goh, Kai Chen (2013) Constraints of construction waste management in Penang Island. In: 1st FPTP Postgraduate Seminar 2013, 23 December 2013, Fakulti Pengurusan Teknologi dan Perniagaan, UTHM .

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Abstract

Construction industry is seriously contributes to waste in Penang. Constraints of construction waste management caused unsystematic construction waste management even leaded to environment pollution. This paper generally aimed to identify the constraints of construction waste management in Penang Island, Malaysia. This paper has been conducted by interview method and questionnaire survey. The study scope area is around the Penang Island. The respondent in this study include 20 contractors that are registered under Class A, B and C in Contractor Services Centre (PKK) located at Penang Island and a Penang Island Municipal Council (MPPP) officer. Based on the result, the major constraints faced by contractors and Municipal Council in Penang Island is shortage of land and financial problem. Therefore, a systematic construction waste management needs to be implemented by contractor. Moreover, law enforcement of Local Authority also important to reduce the in construction waste management and environment pollution in Penang Island.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: construction waste management; constraints; island
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD785-812 Municipal refuse. Solid wastes
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2014 02:57
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2014 02:57
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5820
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