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- Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50
Solid Wastes Management begins with a focus on processing municipal and similar commercial, as well as industrial wastes; assessing and minimising the environmental impacts of processing and disposal. The second section reviews the treatment technologies available (physical, biological and thermal), their advantages, disadvantages and environmental... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2014; US$ 27.59
Linsertion dans la société de linformation doit-elle se réaliser sans évaluer les risques créés par les équipements déversés dans les pays africains ? Quels mécanismes et stratégies ces pays, consommateurs de produits informatiques et électroniques souvent en fin de cycle, doivent-ils... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 25.00
La gestion des déchets urbains propose un examen critique de la gouvernance urbaine en Afrique du point de vue, plus particulièrement, des problèmes et défis majeurs que pose la gestion des déchets. Les situations à Abidjan, Dar es Salaam, Ibadan et Johannesburg y sont décrites, comparées et évaluées et les différentes formes typiques de gouvernance... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
The Waste Market undertakes the interesting task of examining the creative ways in which a handful of European countries, namely Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden, have managed their waste collection market. For instance, the Netherlands experimented a lot with competition and different types of ownership. It shows that competition... more...
- WIT Press 2006; US$ 572.00
Waste management is one of the key issues of modern society and requires constant advancement in the adopted practices and technologies in order to keep up with the new industrial technologies and commodities introduced to the market every year, which can have varying impacts on the environment.This book bring together papers from the Third International... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 92.00
Performance assessment of repository concepts for the geological disposal of long-lived radioactive waste relies on the availability of thermodynamic data for many radionuclides and other elements under a wide range of physico-chemical conditions. For the past ten years, the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has been co-ordinating a multinational effort... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 87.95
Municipal solid waste entombed in landfills will produce pollution in the form of landfill gas and leachate when the barriers fail in the long term. Bioreactor landfills are an alternative solution to avoid such negative impacts and to achieve a more stable residue, the so-called Final Storage Quality (FSQ) of residues. However, until now the main... more...
- WIT Press 2010; US$ 376.00
Waste management poses numerous problems and there is a significant need for more research on current disposal methods. Following the introduction of legislation in many countries the emphasis is now on sustainable strategies. While these decrease the volume of waste that needs final disposal, answers to issues such as environmental and safety aspects... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 209.00
"Introduction to Skin Biothermomechanics and Thermal Pain" introduces the study of coupled bio-thermo-mechanical and neural behavior of skin tissue in response to thermal and mechanical loads. The research in this book focuses on the theoretical modeling and experimental investigation of heated skin tissue in order to provide a predictive... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
Have you ever wondered where your trash goes after it is picked up? Did you know that leaves and grass are a type of trash called yard waste? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this book. Discover the many ways addition can be used to learn about trash. 32pp. more...