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Municipal refuse. Solid wastes

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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$ 165.00

    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...

  • Sustainable Solid Waste Managementby Ni-Bin Chang; Ana Pires

    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...

  • Plastics and Environmental Sustainabilityby Anthony L. Andrady

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    Survey?s the issues typically raised in discussions of sustainability and plastics Discusses current issues not covered in detail previously such as ocean litter, migration of additives into food products and the recovery of plastics Covers post-consumer fate of plastics on land and in the oceans, highlighting the environmental impacts of... 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 unprecedented... 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 2004; US$ 173.00

    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...