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About this Publication: Method of Visual Characterization of Disposed Waste from Construction and Demolition Activities

Title: Method of Visual Characterization of Disposed Waste from Construction and Demolition Activities
Date Published on the Web: 10/25/2006
Document Date: 10/1/2006
Document Last Revision Date: 6/7/2016
Publication Type: Report
Publication Number: 341-2006-0010
Description: This step-by-step guide provides a standard method of characterizing disposed C&D waste by using visual estimating procedures to determine composition of individual loads of waste. The guide also contains a suggested equipment list, safety guidelines, material definitions, standard volume-to-weight conversion factors, and reproducible forms for use in sample selection and data collection. Published by the California Integrated Waste Management Board. (6/7/2016: Updated calculator link on Page 5)
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