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  • Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Wasteby J Ahn; M J Apted

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 325.00

    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...

  • The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Wasteby Michael E. Henstock

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste contains the proceedings of a course held at The University of Nottingham on April 1-5, 1974. This book contains 16 papers separated as chapters. Topics include economic potential of waste recycling; bulk reduction by incineration, hydrolysis and pyrolysis; organic wastes; glass recycling; legal aspects of... 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sitesby Victor L. Hauser

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 154.95

    New, natural, self-renewing, and low-cost, evapotranspiration (ET) covers for landfills provide a solution to landfill waste that is clean, green, and economical. Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites examines the concept theory and the practical proof, then explains the technology, design, and application. It delineates the essential... more...