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- WIT Press 2010; US$ 376.00
Waste management poses numerous problems and there is a significant need for more research on current disposal methods. Following the introduction of legislation in many countries the emphasis is now on sustainable strategies. While these decrease the volume of waste that needs final disposal, answers to issues such as environmental and safety aspects... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99
Verschiedenste Personen und Institutionen haben durch ihre Unterstützung die vorliegende Untersuchung ermöglicht: die TU München durch ein Promotio- stipendium, Prof. Dr. Karl-Werner Brand durch seine ermutigende Betreuung, die Befragten durch ihre Auskunftsbereitschaft, die Angestellten in den v- schiedenen Organisationen durch ihre Hilfe bei der... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
Have you ever wondered where your trash goes after it is picked up? Did you know that leaves and grass are a type of trash called yard waste? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this book. Discover the many ways addition can be used to learn about trash. 32pp. 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...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 49.95
Making a Green Machine examines the development of the Scandinavian beverage container deposit-refund system, which has the highest return rates in the world, from 1970 to present. Finn Arne Jorgensen's comparative framework charts the complex network of business and political actors involved in the development of the reverse vending machine (RVM)... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
This book will focus on "Waste Management," a serious global issue and engineers' responsibility towards finding better solutions for its sustainable management. Solid waste management is one of the major environmental burdens in both developed and developing countries alike. An alarming rate of solid waste generation trends can be seen as a result... more...
- WIT Press 2012; US$ 386.00
Featuring papers published at the Sixth International Conference on Waste Management and the Environment, this book contains contributions on the topics such as: Advanced Waste Treatment Technology, Wastewater Treatment; Resources Recovery; Waste Incineration and Gasification; Waste Pre-Treatment; Separation and Transformation; Landfills; Soil and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.95
Public concern for the conservation of natural resources and a general awareness of the environmental consequences of waste disposal is reflected in current legislation aimed at reducing waste. Recycling is commonly cited as one of the preferred methods of waste reduction and this book summarizes a recent study of paper recycling in Europe, which investigated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency and efficiency gains from the perspective of common pool... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00
How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials? These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization. Over the course of time, the modern world has become dependent on unprecedented... more...