• Asbestos remediation in the Cook Islands : a long-term solution for making schools safer 

      Berry, Terri-Ann; Wairepo, Daniel (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-12-22)
      Asbestos contamination in the South Pacific originates mainly from construction products containing asbestos (SPREP, 2011). In Rarotonga, asbestos contamination in the soil surrounding two schools examined (Nikao Maori and ...
    • Barriers to building and construction waste reduction, reuse and recycling : a case study of the Australian Capital Region 

      Zou, Patrick; Hardy, Robyn; Yang, Rebecca (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-12-22)
      Building and construction waste materials continue to be a major problem causing significant environmental impact worldwide. Broad university-industry collaborative research was undertaken in 2014 to identify the barriers, ...
    • Building adaption for waste minimisation : impact of policies 

      Mithraratne, Nalanie (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-12-22)
      Construction and demolition waste represents a significant wastage of natural resources and energy while also contributing to air pollution. Measures to reduce construction waste include achieving flexibility in design of ...
    • Hydrogen and New Zealand’s heavy vehicle fleet 

      Leaver, Jonathan (2019-08)
      INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES What’s driving zero emission fuels – greenhouse gas emissions Countries banning fossil fuels Current hydrogen market Automotive executives perspectives of hydrogen Benefits of hydrogen H2Light ...
    • The potential for treating asbestos & asbestiform minerals 

      Berry, Terri-Ann; Wallis, Shannon (2019-11-26)
      Asbestos & asbestiform minerals Health Issues from asbestos Waves of asbestos exposure Asbestos case study – Cook Islands Asbestos case study – Canberra, Australia Potential asbestiform hazards Exposure to asbestiform ...
    • Whole building recycling as a waste reduction practice 

      Turner, David (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-12-22)
      This paper considers strategies for whole building recycling in New Zealand. Assumptions about waste and recycling potential that are made in the process of improving construction systems usually relate to the development ...