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A Framework to Develop and Improve Construction and Demolition Waste Management Through the Collaborative Action of Organizations, Governments, and Academia

It is estimated that by 2050, global construction and demolition waste will almost double by 2025, and its total amount will grow to 3.4 billion tons. Effective construction and demolition waste management can bring environmental benefits and socio-economic advantages to relevant stakeholders and construction projects. This study proposes a framework for developing and improving CDWM in the Triple Helix sectors: governments, organizations, and academia. The framework is based on the published research methods-Triple Helix core framework research technique for promoting WM. The perspectives and challenges of CDWM, the technical-scientific scenario, the framework, and the writers' thoughts were all taken into account. 22 action plans to triple Helix sectors are proposed in this study, which uses the approach of literature review and content analysis to examine articles in the Scopus database and patents in the Orbit database. China, the US, and Australia are the nations under study. The main objective of this project is to add experience elements from both public and private organizations to the CDWM literature in order to develop a new knowledge block with realistic qualities. This study's main practical contribution is a set of principles for Triple Helix departments to follow as they develop and improve CDWM products and technologies for both private and public usage.

Construction and Demolition Waste, Management, Triple Helix, Framework, Opportunity, Challenge

Nam Il Kim, Kyong Chol Kim. (2023). A Framework to Develop and Improve Construction and Demolition Waste Management Through the Collaborative Action of Organizations, Governments, and Academia. Journal of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, 8(2), 26-39.

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