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  • Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Wasteby J Ahn; M J Apted

    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...

  • Factor Xby Michael Angrick; Andreas Burger; Harry Lehmann

    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...

  • Management, Recycling and Reuse of Waste Compositesby V Goodship

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00

    This authoritative reference work provides a comprehensive review of the management, recycling and reuse of waste composites. These are issues which are of increasing importance due to the growing use of composites in many industries, increasingly strict legislation and concerns about disposal of composites by landfill or incineration. Part one discusses... more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment VIIby C. A. Brebbia; G. Passerini; H. Itoh

    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...

  • Making the Modern Worldby Vaclav Smil

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00

    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... more...

  • Reverse Supply Chainsby Surendra M. Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95

    Winner of IIE Book of the Month, December 2013 The introduction of reverse supply chains has created many challenges in network design, transportation, selection of used products, selection and evaluation of suppliers, performance measurement, marketing-related issues, end-of-life (EOL) alternative selection, remanufacturing, disassembly, and... more...

  • Energy Savings by Wastes Recyclingby R. Porter; T. Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 283.00

    The overall aim of this study was to assess the energy conservation potential obtainable through the reuse of waste materials, and to identify areas for priority action. more...

  • The Regulatory Control of Radioactive Waste Managementby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 84.00

    Regulators are major stakeholders in the decision-making process for radioactive waste management. The NEA Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) has recognised the value of exchanging and comparing information about national regulatory practices and having an informal, international network for discussing issues of common concern. more...

  • Waste Treatment and Disposalby Paul T. Williams

    Wiley 2013; US$ 216.95

    Following on from the successful first edition of Waste Treatment & Disposal, this second edition has been completely updated, and provides comprehensive coverage of waste process engineering and disposal methodologies. Concentrating on the range of technologies available for household and commercial waste, it also presents readers... more...

  • Waste Management Practicesby John Pichtel

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 184.95

    A practical guide for the identification and management of a range of hazardous wastes, Waste Management Practices: Municipal, Hazardous, and Industrial integrates technical information including chemistry, microbiology, and engineering, with current regulations. Emphasizing basic environmental science and related technical fields, the book is an introductory... more...