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Environmental effects of industries and plants

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  • Ecotextilesby M Miraftab; A R Horrocks

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 220.00

    This book includes a carefully-chosen and edited selection of 23 papers from the Ecotextile 2004 Conference held at the University of Bolton. Ecotextiles is divided into five main parts. Part one deals with recycling and use of waste as raw materials in such areas as clothing and carpet manufacture. Part two discusses sustainability and eco-design... more...

  • Sustainable Textilesby Richard Blackburn

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 265.00

    Environmental issues are playing an increasingly important role in the textile industry, both from the point of view of government regulation and consumer expectations. Sustainable textiles reviews ways of achieving more sustainable materials and technologies as well as improving recycling in the industry. The first part of the book discusses ways... more...

  • Environmental Implications of Expanded Coal Utilizationby M.J. Chadwick; Nils Lindman

    Elsevier Science 1982; US$ 72.95

    Environmental Implications of Expanded Coal Utilization focuses on the increasing consideration of coal as an alternative source of energy. This book comes as an answer to the issues on health and environment regarding the extraction, production, and use of coal. Composed of nine chapters, the selection starts by underlining the potential prospects... more...

  • Environmental Impact of Textilesby K Slater

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 255.00

    Environmental impact of textiles examines what effects all phases of textile production and use have on the environment, from growing or making fibres to discarding a product after its useful life has ended. It looks at the physical environment affected by these processes, including resource depletion, pollution and energy use; the biological environment,... more...

  • Long-Term Stewardship and the Nuclear Weapons Complexby Katherine N. Probst; Michael H. McGovern

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Decades of U.S. nuclear weapons production have exacted a heavy environmental toll. The Department of Energy estimates that cleaning up waste and contamination resulting from production activities will cost over $150 billion. Yet even once that money is spent, these sites will need long-term attention to assure protection of human health and the environment.... more...

  • Mountaintop Mining in Appalachiaby Susan F. Hirsch; E. Franklin Dukes

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Residents of the Appalachian coalfields share a history and heritage, deep connections to the land, and pride in their own resilience. These same residents are also profoundly divided over the practice of mountaintop mining?that is, the removal and disposal in nearby valleys of soil and rock in order to reach underlying coal seams. Companies and some... more...

  • OECD Environmental Performance Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 70.00

    This report is the third OECD review of Iceland?s environmental performance. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on the environmental aspects of Iceland's energy and tourism policies. more...

  • Logistics Operations, Supply Chain Management and Sustainabilityby Paulina Golinska

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The aim of this book is to present qualitative and qualitative aspects of logistics operations and supply chain management which help to implement the sustainable policy principles in the companies and public sector?s institutions. Authors in individual chapters address the issues related to reverse network configuration, forward and reverse supply... more...

  • Agricultural Pollutionby Graham Merrington; Dr Linton Winder Nfa; R. Parkinson; Mark Redman; L. Winder

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 220.00

    This comprehensive text provides a concise overview of environmental problems caused by agriculture, (such as pesticide pollution and increased nitrate levels) and offers practical solutions to them. It is well illustrated and contains a fully-referenced introduction to the main contemporary agricultural pollution issues in the UK. It will help provide... more...

  • Dams and Diseaseby William Jobin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 231.00

    A guide to help planners and engineers to the improvment of future water projects. The past century of global experience on water projects is presented as the basis for creating new approaches. First-hand analyses, including 35 case studies from 25 countries, portray the influence of politicians, biologists, engineers, computer models and physicians... more...