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- Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95
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...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 1999; US$ 120.00
The use of plastic materials has seen a massive increase in recent years, and generation of plastic wastes has grown proportionately. Recycling of these wastes to reduce landfill disposal is problematic due to the wide variation in properties and chemical composition among the different types of plastics. Feedstock recycling is one of the alternatives... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 325.00
Geological disposal has been internationally adopted as the most effective approach to assure the long-term, safe disposition of the used nuclear fuels and radioactive waste materials produced from nuclear power generation, nuclear weapons programs, medical, treatments, and industrial applications. Geological repository systems take advantage of natural... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 109.00
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...
- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
The editors of Factor X explore and analyze this trajectory, predicting scarcities of non-renewable materials such as metals, limited availability of ecological capacities and shortages arising from geographic concentrations of materials. They argue that what is needed is a radical change in the ways we use nature?s resources to produce goods and services... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 235.00
Design Aspects of Used Lubricating Oil Re-Refining presents a feasible and comprehensive technology for recycling of used lubricating oils. This book discusses efficient and effective ways of reusing lubricating oil which, if implemented, will result in a better quality of life, the stability of the environment, the health of national economies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95
Discharge of nutrient rich wastewater causes eutrophication of surface water; therefore wastewater treatment before discharge is required. Wastewater stabilization ponds are low cost technology used by developing countries but not effective in nitrogen removal due to low nitrifier biomass in the water column. Introduction of surface area for attachment... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 34.69
Hauptbeschreibung Der Urheber ist nach deutschem Recht nicht gezwungen, seine Rechte von einer Verwertungsgesellschaft wahrnehmen zu lassen. Wenn er sich dazu entschließt, treffen ihn jedoch die Konsequenzen des § 11 Abs. 1 WahrnG. Danach ist die Verwertungsgesellschaft verpflichtet, die von ihr wahrgenommenen Rechte jedermann auf Verlangen als einfache... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
The students in this book want to protect the environment. The students use graphs to show the many ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle. They can reduce the amount water they use. They can reuse paper. But it is recycling that really gets them excited. The students bring in old cans and bottles. They use a graph to find out how much money they... more...