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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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 175.00
In this highly anticipated volume, the world-renowned authors take a basic approach to present the principles of petroleum reservoir simulation in an easy-to-use and accessible format. Applicable to any oil and gas recovery method, this book uses a block-centered grid and a point-distributed grid. It treats various boundary conditions as fictitious... 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...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 139.00
Contains 38 technical papers, covering a wide range of environmental issues. This book includes discussions on Bioremediation; Chemical Oxidation; Heavy Metals; MTBE; Phytoremediation; Radiation; Regulatory and Legal issues; Remediation; Risk Based Cleanup; and Site Assessment. more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 36.95
Dirty Water is the riveting story of how Howard Bennett, a Los Angeles schoolteacher with a gift for outrageous rhetoric, fought pollution in Santa Monica Bay--and won. The story begins in 1985, when many scientists considered the bay to be one of the most polluted bodies of water in the world. The insecticide DDT covered portions of the sea floor.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 112.00
This volume provides a state-of-the-art report on the modelling of aqueous-solid solution systems by the combined use of chemical thermodynamics and experimental and computational techniques. These systems are ubiquitous in nature and therefore intrinsic to the understanding and quantification of radionuclide containment and retardation processes present... more...