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  • Entsorgungstechnikby Joachim Roll

    Wiley 2008; US$ 118.00

    Damit wir auf unserem Abfall nicht sitzenbleiben....... ....gibt 'Entsorgungstechnik - Chemie und Verfahren' einen Überblick über aktuelle Verfahren der Abfallbehandlung, Abluftreinigung und Altlastensanierung. Zum besseren Verständnis der Reaktionsabläufe werden die chemischen Grundlagen der Verfahren erläutert und... 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...

  • Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Waste Management Activitiesby R. M. Harrison; R. E. Hester; Paul T. Williams

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2002; US$ 52.00

    Solid waste management issues are a highly emotive topic. Disposal costs need to be balanced against environmental impact, which often results in heated public debate. Disposal options such as incineration and landfill, whilst unpopular with both the public and environmental pressure groups, do not pose the same environmental and health risks as, for... more...

  • The Ethics of Wasteby Gay Hawkins

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 31.99

    Gay Hawkins explores the ethical significance of waste in everyday life_from the broadest conceptions of waste and loss to how the environmental movement has affected the ways we think about garbage. Do we feel virtuous for reusing plastic bags and disdain those who don't? At what point does personal waste become public responsibility? How does this... more...

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

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 159.95

    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...

  • Feedstock Recycling of Plastic Wastesby Jose Aguado; David P. Serrano; James H. Clark

    Royal Society of Chemistry 1999; US$ 120.00

    The use of plastic materials has seen a massive increase in recent years, and generation of plastic wastes has grown proportionately. Recycling of these wastes to reduce landfill disposal is problematic due to the wide variation in properties and chemical composition among the different types of plastics. Feedstock recycling is one of the alternatives... more...

  • Handbook of Recyclingby Ernst Worrell; Markus Reuter

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 149.95

    Winner of the International Solid Waste Association's 2014 Publication Award, Handbook of Recycling is an authoritative review of the current state-of-the-art of recycling, reuse and reclamation processes commonly implemented today and how they interact with one another. The book addresses several material flows, including iron, steel, aluminum... more...

  • Handbook of Solid Waste Managementby George Tchobanoglous; Frank Kreith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 166.00

    In a world where waste incinerators are not an option and landfills are at over capacity, cities are hard pressed to find a solution to the problem of what to do with their solid waste. Handbook of Solid Waste Management, 2/e offers a solution. This handbook offers an integrated approach to the planning, design, and management of economical and... 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...

  • 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...