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- Africa Institute of South Africa 2015; US$ 31.00
Transformation and rapid population growth in Africa indicates that urbanisation is one of the key determinants of the future of social dynamics and development of the continent. Linked to these changes are increased production levels of Municipal Solid Waste. This book provides recommendations and solutions that derive from current situations, experiences... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95
Ni-Bin Chang, PhD, is an elected fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Association for the Advancement of Society, as well as a senior member of the IEEE. He has co-authored and authored seven books including Systems Analysis for Sustainable Engineering: Theory and Applications and over 190 peer-reviewed articles. ... 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
Great compost is one of the most important secrets of successful organic gardening. In this comprehensive guide, you?ll learn everything you need to know about the various methods of composting and how to adapt them to your home and garden. With full-color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, this will be a welcome addition to every organic... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2015; US$ 73.91
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
The accelerated pace of global consumption over the past decades has meant that governments across the world are now faced with significant challenges in dealing with the dramatically increased volume of waste. While research on waste management has previously focused on finding technological solutions to the problem, this book uniquely examines... more...
- Smithers Rapra 2014; US$ 130.00
The environmental and economic need to increase recycling rates is a principal driving force behind technological innovation in the 21 st century. Waste rubber products are an important resource that the global community is focusing on to achieve vital improvements in sustainability and meet important life cycle goals. . This comprehensive review,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Recycling is not a concept that is usually applied to the eighteenth century. ?The environment? may not have existed as a notion then, yet practices of re-use and transformation obviously shaped the early-modern world. Still, this period of booming commerce and exchange was also marked by scarcity and want. This book reveals the fascinating variety... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Garbage is something to which most people pay little attention. When companies like Walmart have focused on their waste they have discovered new profits. Heightened awareness of solid waste in virtually every setting can result in lower costs. Jensen explains the importance of paying attention to garbage and provides the methods for organized evaluation.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
As prosperity levels rise, so too does the number of products and services being consumed. For policy makers in waste management facing a growing challenge, it is vital to understand the complex relationship between waste prevention policies and individual behaviour regarding waste generation. This book examines that interplay, taking a close look... more...