Wastes for Imported Fill

P T Sherwood

Price: £ 27.00

ISBN: 9780727703781

Format: Paperbound

Publish Date: 30/06/1987

Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd

Page Size: 210x148mm

Number of Pages: 46

Wastes for Imported Fill


This guide concerns the use of mineral wastes as bulk fill in road construction and building work, and the use of both mineral and municipal wastes in land reclamation. It covers the principal materials available and their suitability for particular applications.


• Introduction

• Materials available

• Legislation concerning fill materials

• Utilisation in road construction

• Utilisation as fill in building; utilisation for land reclamation

• Economic and environmental considerations

• Health and safety considerations

• Other uses of waste materials