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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Households in the UK each generate around one tonne of waste per year, and the successful management and disposal of this waste is becoming an increasingly important issue. In many cases, recycling is the most sensible option, and the UK government has set a target to recycle a quarter of all household waste by the year 2000. This book gives an overview... more...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 412.00
The proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Waste Management and the Environment follow on from the success of previous meetings beginning in 2002. Topics covered include: Environmental impact; Reduce, reuse, recycle & recovery (4Rs); Energy from waste; eWaste; Landfill optimization and mining; Environmental remediation; Legislation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship between waste prevention policies and individual behaviour regarding waste generation. This book examines that interplay, taking a close look... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 113.00 US$ 97.93
This volume compiles topics from the REWAS 2013, focusing on different aspects of sustainability. It discusses how to realize sustainability in such areas as transportation, the built environment, electrical and electronic equipment and infrastructure, energy production, and water systems. Enabling sustainability topics include the use of metals and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste contains the proceedings of a course held at The University of Nottingham on April 1-5, 1974. This book contains 16 papers separated as chapters. Topics include economic potential of waste recycling; bulk reduction by incineration, hydrolysis and pyrolysis; organic wastes; glass recycling; legal aspects of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Public Cleansing: Refuse Disposal focuses on the disposal of refuse, as it is the most complex of the problems affecting authorities responsible for public cleansing activities. This text first analyzes domestic refuse and discusses assessing disposal methods. This book then explains tipping operations, transfer loading stations, and pulverization... more...
- Smithers Rapra 2014; US$ 130.00
The environmental and economic need to increase recycling rates is a principal driving force behind technological innovation in the 21 st century. Waste rubber products are an important resource that the global community is focusing on to achieve vital improvements in sustainability and meet important life cycle goals. . This comprehensive review,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Waste Reduction for Pollution Prevention discusses the philosophy, regulatory background, and technical options dealing with waste minimization. The book explains waste reduction as a form of pollution prevention to minimize the amount of hazardous materials dumped into the environment. The 1984 Resource Conservation and Recovery Act amendments restrict... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 29.95
As recently as the 1880s, most American cities had no effective means of collecting and removing the mountains of garbage, refuse, and manure-over a thousand tons a day in New York City alone-that clogged streets and overwhelmed the senses of residents. In his landmark study, Garbage in the Cities , Martin Melosi offered the first history of efforts... more...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2015; US$ 31.00
Transformation and rapid population growth in Africa indicates that urbanisation is one of the key determinants of the future of social dynamics and development of the continent. Linked to these changes are increased production levels of Municipal Solid Waste. This book provides recommendations and solutions that derive from current situations, experiences... more...