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  • 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$ 360.00

    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

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 265.00

    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...

  • The Waste Marketby Elbert Dijkgraaf; Raymond H. J. M. Gradus

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00

    Offers an insightful look into the waste collection markets from a European perspective Provides an In-depth analysis of the waste market in Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden Comparison of all available production modes (privatization, public firms, cooperation, municipal collection, contracting-out) and their effectiveness ... 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

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 159.95

    Introduction Waste Disposal Waste Containment Covers for Landfill Containment Laws and Regulations Purpose References Landfill Remediation with Covers Requirements for Landfill Covers Risk-Based/Performance-Based (RB/PB) Remediation Factors that Influence Remediation Cover Selection References Conventional and Alternative... more...

  • Energetics and technology of biological elimination of wastesby G. Milzzo

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 240.00

    Energetics and technology of biological elimination of wastes more...

  • 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...