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Municipal refuse. Solid wastes

  • Verwertbarkeitby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.99

    Die Autoren des Bandes setzen sich aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven mit der Frage auseinander, inwieweit 'Verwertbarkeit' ein taugliches Kriterium zur Beurteilung von wissenschaftlichem und speziell erziehungswissenschaftlichem Wissen ist. Die derzeit laufende bildungspolitische Debatte um die Effizienz deutscher Hochschulen erhält mit den Beiträgen... more...

  • Progress of Recycling in the Built Environmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    This report is a useful tool for countries starting  to recycle aggregates or construction and demolition waste. It contains the latest developments in this field, introduces a completely new approach to the procedure of proportioning concrete mixtures with recycled aggregate, references recent publications, opinions and discrepancies in relation... more...

  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asia and the Pacific Islandsby

    Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book offers a comprehensive, coherent investigation in municipal solid waste (MSW) management in Asia and the Pacific Islands, including, definitions used, generation, sustainable waste management system, legal framework and impacts on global warming. more...

  • Factor Xby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 139.00

    The book examines sustainable resource use. It identifies needs and areas for action, describes measures and instruments to increase resource efficiency, and gives practical recommendations and develops proposals to improve resource efficiency. more...

  • Engineering Geology for Society and Territory - Volume 1by

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 349.00

    This book is one out of 8 IAEG XII Congress volumes and deals with climate change affecting different natural processes and environments, such as slope dynamics, water courses, coastal and marine environments, hydrological and littoral processes and permafrost terrain. Due to climate change, major effects are also expected on territorial planning and... more...

  • Reuse of Materials and Byproducts in Constructionby

    Springer London 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the reuse of materials and byproducts in the construction industry. It investigates the main building materials and their use. The book also offers an overview of new green design guides that will encourage best practice. 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...

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

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 340.00

    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...

  • Hazardous Chemicals in Products and Processesby Andreas Ahrens; A. Effinger; Angelika Braun; M. Weiß; C. Wölk; Arnim von Gleich; Kerstin Heitmann; Lothar Lißner

    Physica-Verlag HD 2006; US$ 129.00

    Substitution of hazardous substances is a prioritised objective in chemical regulation and risk management. However, it is experienced as a tough task with often inconsistent results. Based on thirteen case studies, this book analyzes substitution as an innovation process and attempts to give answers to the following questions: Why and under which... more...

  • Economies of Recyclingby Catherine Alexander; Joshua Reno

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 35.95

    In the first decade of the twenty-first century, the largest export from the US to China was scrap. But despite the sheer scale of this global trade in used materials, it has yet to be clearly identified and examined. Combining fine-grained ethnographic analysis with an overview of the international flow of materials, Economies of Recycling reveals... more...