Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction and Demolition Debris

Large building being demolished


Estimating the Environmental Benefits of Recycling Concrete Washout, funded by Diligent Services, Inc.
Diligent CW Report

C&D Debris Publications

Kim, H, Krause, M, Townsend, T (2016). “End-of-life management of corrosive drywall.” Journal of Environmental Management. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.07.072.

Roessler, J, Paris, J, Ferraro, C, Watts, B, Townsend, T (2016). “Use of waste to energy bottom ash as an aggregate in portland cement concrete: Impacts of size Fractionation and carbonation.” Waste and Biomass Valorization. doi:10.1007/s12649-016-9545-x

Roessler, J, Olivera, F, Wasman, S, Townsend, T, McVay, M, Ferraro, C, Blaisi, N (2016). “Construction material properties of slag from the high temperature arc gasification of municipal solid waste.” Waste Management. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2016.03.031

Paris, J, Roessler, J, Ferraro, C, DeFord, H, Townsend, T (2016). “A review of waste products utilized as supplements to Portland cement in concrete.” Journal of Cleaner Production. 121(10):1-18. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.02.013

Powell, J, Jain, P, Smith, J, Townsend, T, Tolaymat, T (2015). “Does Disposing of Construction and Demolition Debris in Unlined Landfills Impact Groundwater Quality? Evidence from 91 Landfill Sites in Florida.” Environmental Science and Technology. doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b01368

Powell, J, Jain, P, Bigger, A, Townsend, T (2015). “Development and application of a framework to examine the occurrence of hazardous components in discarded construction and demolition debris: Case study of asbestos-containing material and lead-based paint.” Journal of Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste, ASCE. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000266

Zhang, J, Dubey, B, Townsend, T (2014). “The effect of moisture control and air venting on H2S production and leachate quality in mature C&D debris landfills.” Environmental Science and Technology. 48(20):11777-11786.

Zhang, J., Kim, H., Townsend, T. (2014) “Methodology for assessing thioarsenic formation potential in sulfidic landfill environments.” Chemosphere. 107:311-318.

Xu, Q., Powell, J., Jain, P., Townsend, T. (2014) “Modeling of H2S migration through landfill cover materials.” 254(15):254-260. Journal of Hazardous Materials.

Xu, Q., Townsend, T. (2014) “Factors affecting temporal H2S emission at construction and demolition (C&D) debris landfills.” Chemosphere. 96:105-111. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.07.052.

Wang, Y., Sikora, S., Kim, H. Dubey, B., Townend, T. (2012) “Mobilization of iron and arsenic from soil by construction and demolition debris landfill leachate.” Waste Management. 32(5): 925-932. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2011.11.016.

Xu, Q., Townsend, T., Bitton, G. (2011). “Inhibition of Hydrogen Sulfide Generation from Disposed Gypsum Drywall Using Chemical Inhibitors.” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 191(1-3):204-211. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.04.063.

Hasan, A., Schindler, J., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T. (2011). “Online sorting of recovered wood by automated XRF-technology. Part I: Detection of preservative treated wood waste.” Waste Management, 31: 688-694.

Hasan, A., Solo-Gabriele, H., Townsend, T. (2011). “Online sorting of recovered wood by automated XRF-technology. Part II: Sorting efficiencies.” Waste Management, 31: 695-704.

Cochran, K., Townsend, T. (2010) “Estimating Construction and Demolition Debris Generation Using a Materials Flow Analysis Approach.” Waste Management, 30: 2247-2254.

Xu, Q., Townsend, T., Reinhart, D. (2010) “Attenuation of Hydrogen Sulfide at Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills Using Alternative Cover Materials.” Waste Management. 30(4), 660-666.

Dubey, B., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H. (2009). “Comparison of Metals Leaching from CCA- and ACQ-Treated Wood in Simulated Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills.” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering. 135(10), 910-917.

Jambeck, J., Townsend, T., Solo-Gabriele, H. (2008) “Landfill Disposal of CCA-treated Wood with Construction and Demolition (C&D) Debris: Arsenic, Chromium and Copper Concentrations in Leachate.” Environmental Science and Technology. 42(15) 5740-5745.

Wadanambi, L., Dubey, B., Townsend, T. (2008) “The Leaching of Lead from Lead Based Paint in Landfill Environments” Journal of Hazardous Materials. 57, 194-200.

Musson, S., Xu, Q., Townsend, T. (2008) “Measuring gypsum content of C&D debris fine” Waste Management. 28, 2091-2096.

Cochran, K., Townsend, T., Reinhart, D., Heck, H. (2007) “Estimation of regional C&D debris generation and composition: Case study for Florida, U.S.” Waste Management. 21(7): 921-931

Plaza, C., Xu, Q., Townsend, T., Bitton, G., Booth, M. (2007) “Evaluation of Alternative Landfill Cover Soils for Attenuating Hydrogen Sulfide from C&D Debris Landfills.” Journal of Environmental Management. 84(3): 314-322.

Eun, S., Reinhart, D., Townsend, T., Cooper, D. (2007) “Hydrogen Sulfide Flux Measurements and Dispersion Modeling from Construction and Demolition (C&D) Landfills.” Waste Management. 27(2):220-227.

Lee, S., Xu, Q., Booth, M., Townsend, T., Chadik, P., Bitton, G. (2006) “Reduced Sulfur Compounds in Gas from Construction and Demolition Debris Landfills.” Waste Management. 26(5):526-533.

Townsend, T., Tolaymat, T., Leo, K., Jambeck, J. (2004). “Heavy Metals in Recovered Fines from Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling Facilities in Florida.” Science of the Total Environment. 332:1-11

Jang. Y., Townsend, T. (2003). “Effect of waste depth on leachate quality from laboratory construction and demolition debris landfills.” Environmental Engineering Science. 20(3):183-196.

Weber, W., Jang, Y., Townsend, T., and Laux, S.  (2002). “Leachate from land disposed residential construction waste.” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE. 128(3):237-245

Jang, Y. and Townsend, T. (2001) “Sulfate Leaching from Recovered Construction and Demolition Debris Fines.” Advances in Environmental Research. 5:203-217.

Jang, Y. and Townsend, T. (2001) “Occurrence of Organic Pollutants in Recovered Soil Fines from Construction and Demolition Waste” Waste Management. 21:703-715.

Sheridan, S., Townsend, T., Price, J. and Connell, J. (2000). “Policy options for hazardous-building-component removal before demolition.” Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, ASCE. 4(3):111-117.

Tolaymat, T., Townsend, T., and Solo-Gabriele, H. (2000). “CCA-treated wood in the recovered wood stream at C&D Waste Recycling Facilities.” Environmental Engineering Science. 17(1):19-28.

Townsend, T., Jang, Y., Thurn, L. (1999) “Simulation of construction and demolition waste leachate.” Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE. 125(11):1071-1081.