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- CRC Press 2006; US$ 165.95
Describes the process of collection, sorting, and separating both new and old scrap as well as the equipment for processing and upgrading scrap aluminum. This book highlights developments in alloy identification and separation techniques. It examines the generation and treatment of dross during melting and refining. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 49.00
Markets for many classes of potentially recyclable materials are growing. However, market failures and barriers are constraining some markets. In many cases this arises because such markets possess characteristics which undermine their efficiency. Factors such as information failures, technological externalities, and market power can affect the prices,... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2002; US$ 137.00
In a world where waste incinerators are not an option and landfills are at over capacity, cities are hard pressed to find a solution to the problem of what to do with their solid waste. Handbook of Solid Waste Management, 2/e offers a solution. This handbook offers an integrated approach to the planning, design, and management of economical and environmentally... 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 2010; US$ 93.95
Sustainable Industrial Design and Waste Management was inspired by the need to have a text that enveloped awareness and solutions to the ongoing issues and concerns of waste generated from industry. The development of science and technology has increased human capacity to extract resources from nature and it is only recently that industries are being... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 160.00
This Handbook is an essential tool for plant managers, process engineers, environmental consultants, and site remediation specialists that focuses on practices for handling a broad range of industrial solid waste problems. In addition to equipment and process options, the author presents information on waste minimization practices that can be used... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 325.00
This book covers a broad group of wastes, from biowaste to hazardous waste, but primarily the largest (by mass and volume) group of wastes that are not hazardous, but also are not inert, and are problematic for three major reasons: (1) they are difficult to manage because of their volume: usually they are used in civil engineering as a common fill... more...
- Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 440.00
This text covers a broad spectrum of topics pertinent to the management of incinerator residues. Background information includes a history of incineration, and the influence of municipal waste composition, incinerator type air pollution control technologies on residue quality. Physical, chemical and leaching characteristics for the various ash streams... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 189.00
Emerging geomaterials derived from scrap tires have been receiving increasing attention and gaining acceptance as suitable geomaterials worldwide, since they provide cost-effective solutions to many practical problems. This volume provides a geotechnical approach for material recycling of tire derived geomaterials, contributing to a sustainable... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 135.95
As technology and production escalate, the scourge of landfill waste increasingly threatens the environment. This book examines the evapotranspiration (ET) landfill cover, a remedy for landfill waste. It describes the concept, technology, design, construction, and maintenance of the ET cover. more...