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RECYCLING OF WASTES

Asst. prof. Dr. Qasim M. Shakir University of Kufa/Faculty of Engineering e-mail:[email protected] 1-Definition Recycling: is the process of separating wastes after collection Then processing of which are recyclable and converting it into new products. The relevant institutions have developed three waste management facilities as shown in Fig. (1); minimizing waste …

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Green Schools

By Asst. prof. Dr. Qasim M. Shakir University of Kufa/Faculty of Engineering e-mail:[email protected]   Introduction Green School, which is also known as “Eco-School”, is the educational institution whose environment is compatible with many of the recommendations of international agreements, including the Kyoto Protocol on the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions. …

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Green (Sustainable) Building-Quranic Idea

Green (Sustainable) Building-Quranic Idea Asst. Prof. Dr. Qasim M. Shakir University of Kufa/Faculty of engineering Introduction The green building is defined as the kind of buildings that aim to make the environment a better place to live and to rationalize the consumption of natural resources in order to preserve the …

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CONSTRUCTION GOING GREEN WITH ASPHALT CONCRETE MIXTURES

At ambient temperature, straight run penetration grade bitumens suitable for pavement applications generally have high viscosity, i.e. are relatively hard semisolids. There are different common ways to increase the workability and thus decrease the highly viscous bitumen into low viscosity liquid suitable for asphalt. Accordingly, there are three main techniques …

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