Special Issue "Recycling of Concrete Wastes toward Sustainable Building Materials"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 September 2023) | Viewed by 5588
Interests: sustainability; construction and demolition waste recycling; recycled aggregate; recycled powder; recycled concrete properties and modification
Abundant concrete waste, as a major portion of construction and demolition waste, has been generated following the global urbanization process, and the majority of construction and demolition waste is directed to landfills by traditional disposal methods, which has brought about some social and environmental issues. Therefore, eco-friendly reclamation approaches to recycling concrete waste into sustainable building materials has been developed, and the collected concrete waste is commonly prepared into recycled materials and further reutilized in new cement concrete products. Scholars worldwide have carried out large-scale investigations in order to evaluate the properties of sustainable recycled materials and recycled cementitious materials, and many important conclusions have been drawn. However, research from previous investigations needs to be further eluciated, and the properties of newly developed recycled building materials need to be accurately evaluated.
This Special Issue aims to collect the original research that contributes to the performance evaluation of recycled aggregate, recycled powder and its newly prepared cementitious materials, which helps the further investigation and application of sustainable building materials from concrete waste.
We invite scholars from around the world to submit to this Special Issue of Sustainability. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
(1) Management on the reclamation of construction and demolition waste;
(2) Advanced recycling technologies for concrete watste;
(3) Suatainable recycled materials including crushed recycled aggregate and ground recycled powder;
(4) Life cycle assessment of recycled concrete;
(5) Properties and enhancement of recycled concrete;
(6) Geopolymer prepared with concrete waste;
(7) 3D printed recycled concrete.
Dr. Zhiming Ma
Dr. Chaofeng Liang
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- recycled concrete
- recycled materials
- renewable building materials
- properties improvement
- mechanical properties
- durability performance