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  • Managing the Monsterby Adepoju G. Onibokun

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 35.00

    Effective governance is typified by transparency, accountability, credibility, and stability of the governing body, as well as by the cooperative partnership of public sector, private sector, and civil society. In Africa today, good governance is central to the achievement of sustainable and equitable development.But Africa is rapidly urbanizing. Urban... more...

  • Recycling Differentiated Textby Saddleback

    Saddleback Publishing 2010; US$ 13.95

    This series is designed to inform and help students make better decisions. Each title methodically explains the tough problems faced on our small planet and offers simple solutions that can make a tremendous impact. Often confusing and technical vocabulary is clearly defined. Colorful photographs and interesting sidebars create multiple access points... more...

  • Plastics Wasteby Arnold Tukker

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2002; US$ 144.00

    Protection of our environment is now a global priority and legislation is being introduced in regions such as the European Union to ensure that material usage is maximised. Much of the development work has been pioneered in Germany which introduced very strict recycling laws. This report examines the issue of converting plastics waste into energy and/or... more...

  • Designing for Re-Useby Tom Fisher; Janet Shipton

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95

    Packaging is ephemeral - its purpose is to be 'wasted' once we've removed the product it contains. Whilst we are encouraged to 'reduce, re-use and recycle', Designing for Re-Use proposes that domestic re-use is the 'Cinderella' of this trinity, because it is under researched and little understood. The re-use of packaging could have a significant... more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment IVby M. Zamorano; C. A. Brebbia; A.G. Kungolos; V. Popov; Un H. Itoh

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 726.00

    Waste generation is rapidly becoming one of the key problems of the modern world, due to the increasing waste generation rate as well as the complexity of waste composition. Damage to the environment caused by poor waste management can be avoided by implementing environmentally sensitive waste management techniques. Nevertheless, regardless of size,... more...

  • Combustion and Incineration Processesby Walter R. Niessen

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 243.00

    "?well presented ? a must ? contains a wealth of information ? has particular relevance to those dealing with environmental problems." ? Environmental Engineering more...

  • Metal Bearing Waste Streamsby M. Meltzer

    Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95

    Analyzes alternatives to land disposal of hazardous metal waste streams, focusing on methods to prevent waste generation. Source reduction, recycling and treatment strategies are covered. more...

  • Cradle to Cradleby William McDonough; Michael Braungart

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 28.99

    A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. As William McDonough and Michael Braungart argue in their provocative, visionary book, however, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle... more...

  • Industrial Compostingby Eliot Epstein

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    "Any reference by Dr. Epstein is a valuable tool for the composting professional ? It also includes perhaps the most comprehensive list of reference materials, which should be very helpful if the reader desires more information on a particular topic." ? John T. Bouey, P.E., President, Managed Organic Recycling, Inc., Oakland, California more...

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycleby Suzanne Barchers

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    The students in this book want to protect the environment. The students use graphs to show the many ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle. They can reduce the amount water they use. They can reuse paper. But it is recycling that really gets them excited. The students bring in old cans and bottles. They use a graph to find out how much money they... more...