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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 139.00
An Integrated Approach to Managing the World's Water Resources Water Reuse: Issues, Technologies, and Applications equips water/wastewater students, engineers, scientists, and professionals with a definitive account of the latest water reclamation, recycling, and reuse theory and practice. This landmark textbook presents an integrated approach... more...
- Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 110.00
This volume provides a perspective on how different countries cope with the municipal solid waste problem politically, administratively, and technically--with a particular focus on sanitary landfilling. Fifteen countries report on the quantities of such waste generated, its composition, and on various management methods used. In addition they report... more...
- CRC Press 2008; US$ 62.95
Gives insight into the performance of a constructed treatment wetland receiving pulp and paper mill waste water in the tropics. This study concludes that integrating a full-scale wetland, as a tertiary stage with existing treatment ponds would significantly improve the quality of water in River Nzoia in Kenya downstream of the effluent discharge. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
The sociology of hazardous waste, risk, and disasters is a relatively new discipline with an increasing volume of empirical research by scholars. Francis O. Adeola focuses this book on hazardous and toxic wastes releases, industrial toxic disasters, contamination of communities and the environment, and the subsequent adverse health effects among exposed... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 79.99
Based on thirteen case studies, this book analyzes substitution of hazardous substances as an innovation process, and attempts to give answers to the following questions: why and under which circumstances are companies able and willing to substitute hazardous substances? What are the main drivers and the main barriers? more...
- Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 256.50
These proceedings contain technical papers presented at the Kuwait-Japan Symposium on Restoration and Rehabilitation of the Desert Environment, which was held in Kuwait on 3-4 March, 1996. Kuwait was selected as the site for this fourth symposium because of its enormous need for restoring and rehabilitating its desert environment, and because of the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 139.95
Unexploded military ordnance and toxic chemicals, some dating back to World War I, are a worldwide concern, especially at closed military bases that will be redeveloped for housing or civilian use. In Europe and Asia, many munitions sites are former battlegrounds; in Russia and its former territories, sites are used for storage and waste disposal.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 149.00
Unexploded military ordnance and toxic chemicals, some dating back to the two World Wars, are a global concern, especially when former military bases are redeveloped for housing or other civilian uses. Internationally, there are the added challenges of cleanup of battlegrounds and minefields. Experts estimate that the United States alone could spend... more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 35.95
In the first decade of the twenty-first century, the largest export from the US to China was scrap. But despite the sheer scale of this global trade in used materials, it has yet to be clearly identified and examined. Combining fine-grained ethnographic analysis with an overview of the international flow of materials, Economies of Recycling reveals... more...