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- 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 unprecedented... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
Solid waste management issues, technologies and challenges are dynamic. More so, in developing and transitory nations in Asia. This book, written by Asian experts in solid waste management, explores the current situation in Asian countries including Pacific Islands. There are not many technical books of this kind, especially dedicated to this region... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 305.00
Electrical and electronic waste is a growing problem as volumes are increasing fast. Rapid product innovation and replacement, especially in information and communication technologies (ICT), combined with the migration from analog to digital technologies and to flat-screen televisions and monitors has resulted in some electronic products quickly reaching... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 340.00
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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 300.00
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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
Great compost is one of the most important secrets of successful organic gardening. In this comprehensive guide, you?ll learn everything you need to know about the various methods of composting and how to adapt them to your home and garden. With full-color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, this will be a welcome addition to every organic... 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$ 145.00
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...