Construction Waste Management Practices in The Construction Site: Virtual Source Analysis

  • Fatin Nur Syaeera Nabila Shariffudin
  • Mimi Mohaffyza Mohamad Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
Keywords: Construction industry, Construction Waste, Contractors, Management, Practices

Abstract

The significant growth in the construction industry has been a bit of a serious issue for most developing countries like Malaysia. Along with construction’s growth, the increase of building materials used also adding waste to the construction site. Thus, the practices of construction waste management must be done by the organization, especially for the construction sectors. This research was a study about the construction waste management practices in the construction site. This research aims to study the types of construction waste in the construction site, the construction waste management practice in the construction site, and the differences between construction waste management in the construction site. Furthermore, this research was focusing on the analysis of the video that especially on construction waste management practices in the construction site. Moreover, the five of the video analysis was picked through the opened source internet which showing to the construction waste management in the construction site. The research design for this research was technical research which analyzed video as a material in data collection using the checklist form to help the researcher to obtain the data. The result for this study shows that the types of construction wastes were made from woods, metals, concrete, and other wastes (drywall, plastics, cardboard, papers, glasses, the product can, etc) and bricks, the practices of construction management in construction site were shown the high levels in practicing the construction waste management practices in the construction site was prevention and reduction, reuse, recycle and disposal, the differences between the construction management was the storage of building materials, construction waste segregation, scheduled construction waste collection, and the construction waste disposal. In conclusion, the study of the construction waste management practices by using video could be a guideline as to the effectiveness of the construction waste management practices in the construction site.

Published
18-02-2021