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Treated Municipal Solid Waste (Biomass) Based Concrete Properties—Part I: State of the Art

M Sofi, L Maia, J Liu, Y Sabri, Z Zhou, T Frahmand, P Mendis

RILEM Bookseries | Springer International Publishing | Published : 2021

Abstract

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management is a worldwide problem growing with the increase of global human population. The practice of incinerating garbage has ceased in some parts of the world because of air contamination and other public health issues. Environmental impact of landfilling is ever increasing. There is clearly a need to adopt cost-effective alternatives to treat MSW. This paper is a part of a major work that considers MSW based biomass as a partial replacement of sand in concrete. The product of the global work is an exciting and eco-friendly alternative for the building industry, especially concrete intended for certain types of applications in the construction industry such as..

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