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  • Ground Improvement Case Historiesby Buddhima Indraratna; Jian Chu; Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 162.00

    Written by an international group of contributors, Ground Improvement Case Histories: Compaction, Grouting and Geosynthetics provides over 700 pages of international case-histories. Each case-history provides an overview of the specific technology followed by applications, with some cases offering a comprehensive back-analysis through numerical... more...

  • Household Waste Recyclingby Richard Waite

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Households in the UK each generate around one tonne of waste per year, and the successful management and disposal of this waste is becoming an increasingly important issue. In many cases, recycling is the most sensible option, and the UK government has set a target to recycle a quarter of all household waste by the year 2000. This book gives an overview... more...

  • La gestion des déchets urbainby Adepoju G. Onibokun

    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...

  • Making a Green Machineby Finn Arne Jørgensen

    Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 44.95

     Making a Green Machine examines the development of the Scandinavian beverage container deposit-refund system, which has the highest return rates in the world, from 1970 to present. Finn Arne Jorgensen's comparative framework charts the complex network of business and political actors involved in the development of the reverse vending machine... more...

  • Making the Modern Worldby Vaclav Smil

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00

    How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials?  These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization. Over the course of time, the modern world has become dependent on... more...

  • Management, Recycling and Reuse of Waste Compositesby V Goodship

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 300.00

    This authoritative reference work provides a comprehensive review of the management, recycling and reuse of waste composites. These are issues which are of increasing importance due to the growing use of composites in many industries, increasingly strict legislation and concerns about disposal of composites by landfill or incineration. Part one discusses... more...

  • Müll - Die gesellschaftliche Konstruktion des Wertvollenby Reiner Keller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99

    Verschiedenste Personen und Institutionen haben durch ihre Unterstützung die vorliegende Untersuchung ermöglicht: die TU München durch ein Promotio- stipendium, Prof. Dr. Karl-Werner Brand durch seine ermutigende Betreuung, die Befragten durch ihre Auskunftsbereitschaft, die Angestellten in den v- schiedenen Organisationen durch ihre Hilfe bei der... more...

  • The Organic Composting Handbookby Dede Cummings

    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...

  • Plastics and Environmental Sustainabilityby Anthony L. Andrady

    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... more...

  • Public Cleansingby F. L. Stirrup; J. R. D. Francis

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Public Cleansing: Refuse Disposal focuses on the disposal of refuse, as it is the most complex of the problems affecting authorities responsible for public cleansing activities. This text first analyzes domestic refuse and discusses assessing disposal methods. This book then explains tipping operations, transfer loading stations, and pulverization... more...