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- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 199.00
One out of eight IAEG XII Congress volumes on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of IAEG Includes contributions of numerous worldwide renowned scientists Gives a thorough overview on education, professional ethics and public recognition of engineering geology more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95
Survey?s the issues typically raised in discussions of sustainability and plastics Discusses current issues not covered in detail previously such as ocean litter, migration of additives into food products and the recovery of plastics Covers post-consumer fate of plastics on land and in the oceans, highlighting the environmental impacts of... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
The editors of Factor X explore and analyze this trajectory, predicting scarcities of non-renewable materials such as metals, limited availability of ecological capacities and shortages arising from geographic concentrations of materials. They argue that what is needed is a radical change in the ways we use nature?s resources to produce goods and services... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 76.79
Als Gegenstand der Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaften bereits seit längerer Zeit etabliert, sind Praktiken des Entsorgens von der Literaturwissenschaft bisher nur vereinzelt untersucht worden. Hier setzt der Band an, um das Feld des Verhältnisses von Literatur und Müll erstmals in seiner ganzen Vielfalt abzustecken. Dabei zeigt sich, dass literarische... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 235.00
Design Aspects of Used Lubricating Oil Re-Refining presents a feasible and comprehensive technology for recycling of used lubricating oils. This book discusses efficient and effective ways of reusing lubricating oil which, if implemented, will result in a better quality of life, the stability of the environment, the health of national economies... more...
- CRC Press 2011; US$ 68.95
1. Introduction 2 The effect of baffles on algal-bacterial biofilm structure and composition of zooplankton 3 Comparison of hydraulic flow patterns 4 Nitrification in bulk water and biofilms 5 Nitrification rates of algal-bacterial biofilms 6 Effect of operational conditions on the nitrogen removal 7 Nitrogen mass balances for pilot scale biofilm... more...