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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 28.99
A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. As William McDonough and Michael Braungart argue in their provocative, visionary book, however, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 2012; US$ 150.00
Published with the Water Environment Federation and WateReuse Association, this is a comprehensive, one-volume engineering reference on desalination. Desalination Engineering Planning Design and Operation covers all aspects of desalination project implementation—including planning and cost estimating, design, and equipment selection. After an... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 175.00
This book offers refineries a practical guide for implementing environmental management systems (EMS).The author, who has implemented hundreds of successful EMS programs throughout North America, Europe, Russia and the Middle East, provides a detailed explanation of what an EMS is and how it can benefit refinery operations in complying with environmental... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 75.00
Confidence among both technical experts and the public in the safety of deep geologic repositories for radioactive waste is a key element in the successful development of the repositories. This report presents the approaches and arguments that are currently used in OECD countries to establish and communicate confidence in their safety. It evaluates... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 161.00
GEOTRAP is the OECD/NEA Project on Radionuclide Migration in Geologic, Heterogeneous Media carried out in the context of site evaluation and safety assessment of deep repository systems for long-lived radioactive waste. Performance assessment of proposed waste disposal sites requires models of radionuclide transport through the geosphere. To be used... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 15.95
Tom Szaky is the charismatic, young (age 31) CEO of TerraCycle, which he founded in 2001 as a Princeton University freshman and now operates in 21 countries. Drawing on TerraCycle's revolutionary ideas and practices, Tom tells how every person can outsmart waste by understanding its real nature, changing how we create it, and rethinking what we do... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 189.95
What makes this book unique is a specific focus on aluminum recovery, rather than just recycling in general. It also offers an integrated discussion of scrap recovery and re-melting operations and includes economic as well as technical elements of recycling. Important topics include a discussion of the scrap aluminum marketplace and how secondary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 139.95
Concern about the fate of waste products produced by a wide range of industrial processes has led to the realization that they may have potential uses and, therefore, value. In an effort to develop more sustainable processes and reduce waste storage, the use of waste as a resource has been gaining attention worldwide. Consequently, there have been... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 225.00
Drawing on the authors? extensive experience in the processing and disposal of waste, An Introduction to Nuclear Waste Immobilisation , Second Edition examines the gamut of nuclear waste issues from the natural level of radionuclides in the environment to geological disposal of waste-forms and their long-term behavior. It covers all-important aspects... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 120.00
Recent years have witnessed a fundamental change in the way governments approach energy-related environmental issues. In recognition of this change and in preparation for the Ninth Conference of the Parties (COP-9) meeting under the U.N. Climate Convention in Milan, Italy from 1 to 12 December 2003, the IEA has prepared this publication on... more...