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  • Management, Recycling and Reuse of Waste Compositesby V Goodship

    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...

  • Household Waste Recyclingby Richard Waite

    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...

  • Sustainable Solid Waste Managementby Ni-Bin Chang

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95

    This book presents the application of system analysis techniques with case studies to help readers learn how the techniques can be applied, how the problems are solved, and which sustainable management strategies can be reached. more...

  • Waste Prevention Policy and Behaviourby Ana Paula Bortoleto

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 1985; US$ 42.95

    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$ 109.00

    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...

  • The Waste Crisisby Hans Y. Tammemagi

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 39.99

    This text provides a look at solid waste management in North America and seeks solutions to the waste crisis. It describes the magnitude and complexity of the problem, focusing on municipal wastes and placing them in the perspective of wastes such as hazardous, biochemical, and radioactive debris. 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...