Study on benefits of concrete recycling on transport carbon emissions and land use reduction, with case in Chongqing, China

Mingming Hu

Leiden University

Dr. Mingming Hu (Female) is a senior-researcher in the Department of Industrial Ecology at CML Leiden University. Her work focuses on regional metabolism, particularly related to construction and sustainable urban development. She obtained her PhD degree from CML for the thesis entitled “Dynamic material flow analysis to support sustainable built environment development”. Her current research covers sustainability analysis of concrete recycling, demolition waste management, eco-industrial park development, BIM supported sustainable construction and urban sanitation development. Also, Mingming holds an associate professor position in Chongqing University. There she gives course on Sustainable Construction and guiding research on the application of IE tools for sustainable construction.


Cities are the main source of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As to China, it is particularly true, due to its on-going urbanization and the related infrastructure construction. In the past decades, massive construction... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Chunbo Zhang (Chongqing university)
  2. Mingming Hu (Leiden University)
  3. Qian Zhang (Chongqing university)
  4. Liang Dong (Leiden University, Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML), Department of Industrial Ecology)

Topic Areas

• Environmentally and socially-extended input-output analysis , • Decision support methods and tools , • Sustainable consumption and production


MS-8 » Sustainability assessment of materials (11:45 - Monday, 26th June, Room E)

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