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  • Waste Reduction for Pollution Preventionby P. N. Cheremisinoff; L. M. Ferrante

    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...

  • Garbage In The Citiesby Martin V. Melosi

    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...

  • Future Directions of Municipal Solid Waste Management in Africaby Romeela Mohee; Thokozani Simelane

    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...

  • Ground Improvement Case Historiesby Buddhima Indraratna; Jian Chu; Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 162.00

    Written by an international group of contributors, Ground Improvement Case Histories: Compaction, Grouting and Geosynthetics provides over 700 pages of international case-histories. Each case-history provides an overview of the specific technology followed by applications, with some cases offering a comprehensive back-analysis through numerical... more...

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

    CRC Press 1985; US$ 297.00

    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...

  • Solid Waste Management and Recyclingby Isa Baud; Johan Post; Christine Furedy

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 206.85

    This book is for practising professionals and academics working in urban planning and international development: international project staff, trainers, urban development researchers and teaching staff in universities and polytechnics. Solid Waste Management and Recycling is unique in that it: -utilizes an 'integrated solid waste management perspective'... 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...

  • Handbook of Solid Waste Managementby George Tchobanoglous; Frank Kreith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 173.00 US$ 151.37

    In a world where waste incinerators are not an option and landfills are at over capacity, cities are hard pressed to find a solution to the problem of what to do with their solid waste. Handbook of Solid Waste Management, 2/e offers a solution. This handbook offers an integrated approach to the planning, design, and management of economical and... more...

  • Improving Recycling Marketsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 49.00

    Markets for many classes of potentially recyclable materials are growing. However, market failures and barriers are constraining some markets. In many cases this arises because such markets possess characteristics which undermine their efficiency. Factors such as information failures, technological externalities, and market power can affect the prices,... more...

  • Sustainable Industrial Design and Waste Managementby Salah El Haggar

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 96.95

    Sustainable Industrial Design and Waste Management was inspired by the need to have a text that enveloped awareness and solutions to the ongoing issues and concerns of waste generated from industry. The development of science and technology has increased human capacity to extract resources from nature and it is only recently that industries are being... more...