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Municipal refuse. Solid wastes

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Hazardous Chemicals in Products and Processesby Andreas Ahrens; Angelika Braun; Arnim von Gleich

    Springer 2006; US$ 129.00

    Based on thirteen case studies, this book analyzes substitution of hazardous substances as an innovation process, and attempts to give answers to the following questions: why and under which circumstances are companies able and willing to substitute hazardous substances? What are the main drivers and the main barriers? more...

  • Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator Residuesby A.J. Chandler; T.T. Eighmy; O. Hjelmar; D.S. Kosson; S.E. Sawell; J. Vehlow; H.A. van der Sloot; J. HartlÚn

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 455.00

    This text covers a broad spectrum of topics pertinent to the management of incinerator residues. Background information includes a history of incineration, and the influence of municipal waste composition, incinerator type air pollution control technologies on residue quality. Physical, chemical and leaching characteristics for the various ash streams... more...

  • Handbook of Solid Waste Management and Waste Minimization Technologiesby Nicholas P Cheremisinoff

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 165.00

    This Handbook is an essential tool for plant managers, process engineers, environmental consultants, and site remediation specialists that focuses on practices for handling a broad range of industrial solid waste problems. In addition to equipment and process options, the author presents information on waste minimization practices that can be used... more...

  • Solid Wasteby I. Twardowska; H.E. Allen; A.F. Kettrup; W.J. Lacy

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 340.00

    This book covers a broad group of wastes, from biowaste to hazardous waste, but primarily the largest (by mass and volume) group of wastes that are not hazardous, but also are not inert, and are problematic for three major reasons: (1) they are difficult to manage because of their volume: usually they are used in civil engineering as a common fill... more...

  • Scrap Tire Derived Geomaterials - Opportunities and Challengesby Hemanta Hazarika; Kazuya Yasuhara

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 252.00

    SCRAP TIRE DERIVED GEOMATERIALS is a compilation of peer-reviewed papers presented at the International Workshop on Scrap Tire Derived Geomaterials (IW-TDGM 2007) in Yokosuka, Japan in March 2007.The workshop was the first ever international forum on scrap tire derived geomaterials (TDGM), bringing together people from various disciplines working... more...

  • Environmental Education and Solid Waste Management by A. Nag; V.K. Kurumanchi

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2005; US$ 30.00

    The globe we live in have two types of environments, one is natural environment of air, soil, water, hills, trees (abiotic), etc., and the other one is plant, animals (biotic), etc., which is to called social environment. Man has managed to create comfortable habitat, using science and technology, religion and politics. In fact both the environments... more...