Quality of Resilient Cities, the Issue of Urban Waste: Waste Management as Part of Urban Metabolism

Elżbieta Ryńska , Anna Oniszk-Popławska , Urszula Koźmińska


This chapter focuses on the metabolic concept for the management and treatment of construction waste and organic fraction of municipal solid waste in urban areas. Analysis of related Dutch, German and Polish guidelines for environmental zoning of industrial plants, allows formulation of conditions for an optimal siting of waste infrastructure within urban unit. Protection zones are defined in accordance with specific requirements for waste facilities, which treat and recycle both municipal and construction waste. Distances from inhabited areas are related to environmental burdens generated by such facilities (incl. parameters such as odours, noise level, explosion impacts and emissions of other substances). Moreover, this chapter provides the analysis of a selected case studies of waste facilities processing. A comparison of European guidelines and implementation of practical solutions is described in the case study analysis, including the issues open for the discussion about sustainable siting for waste processing infrastructure within an urban unit.
Author Elżbieta Ryńska (FA / DCEIIE)
Elżbieta Ryńska,,
- Department of Civil Engineering, Infrastructure Investment and Economics
, Anna Oniszk-Popławska (FA / CUDPP)
Anna Oniszk-Popławska,,
- Chair of Urban Design and Physical Planning
, Urszula Koźmińska (FA)
Urszula Koźmińska,,
- Faculty of Architecture
Publication size in sheets1.3
Book Goh Hua Bee (eds.): Smart Cities as a Solution for Reducting Urban Waste and Pollution , 2016, Hershey, IGI Global, ISBN 9781522503026, 362 p.
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)5
ScoreMinisterial score = 5.0, 05-08-2020, MonographChapterAuthor
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