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Disaster Waste Management and the Christchurch Earthquake Experience

19 May. 2015, 12:00 - 13:00
Luleå, Vetenskapens hus
Published: 6 May 2015

Natural disasters can generate large volumes of debris.  In some cases, many years worth of waste can be generated in a single event – often overwhelming local solid waste management facilities and personnel. The research looks at resilience of organisations after disasters and the environmental, economic and social effects of potential waste management options. 

Mark Milke, Dept. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.