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  • Enhanced stabilisation of municipal solid waste in bioreactor landfillsby Roberto Valencia Vazquez

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 92.95

    Contents: Summary Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Achieving "Final Storage Quality" of MSW in Pilot Scale Bioreactor Landfills 3. Alternative Treatment for Septic Tank Sludge: Co-disposal with MSW in Bioreactor Landfill Simulators 4. The Effect of Hydraulic Conditions on Waste Stabilisation in Bioreactor Landfill Simulators 5. Ammonium... more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment Vby V. Popov; H. Itoh; U. Mander; C.A. Brebbia

    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...

  • Müll - Die gesellschaftliche Konstruktion des Wertvollenby Reiner Keller

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99

    Wie kaum ein anderes Thema der Umweltdiskussion hat die 'Müllawine' in den 90er Jahren die deutsche Öffentlichkeit bewegt. Mit dem Grünen Punkt wurde ein gelobtes und belächeltes System der alltäglichen Mülldisziplinierung eingeführt. Doch gelbe Säcke fallen nicht vom Himmel: sie sind eingebunden in die Geschichte der Müllentsorgung, Konflikte über... more...

  • Una montaña de basura (A Mountain of Trash)by Loren I. Charles

    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...

  • Reducir, reutilizar, reciclar (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle)by Suzanne Barchers

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    The students in this book want to protect the environment. The students use graphs to show the many ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle. They can reduce the amount water they use. They can reuse paper. But it is recycling that really gets them excited. The students bring in old cans and bottles. They use a graph to find out how much money they... 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...

  • The Garbage Crisisby Randika Jayasinghe; Usman Mushtaq; Toni Smythe; Caroline Baillie

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00

    This book will focus on "Waste Management," a serious global issue and engineers' responsibility towards finding better solutions for its sustainable management. Solid waste management is one of the major environmental burdens in both developed and developing countries alike. An alarming rate of solid waste generation trends can be seen as a result... more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment VIby V. Popov; H. Itoh; C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2012; US$ 386.00

    Featuring papers published at the Sixth International Conference on Waste Management and the Environment, this book contains contributions on the topics such as: Advanced Waste Treatment Technology, Wastewater Treatment; Resources Recovery; Waste Incineration and Gasification; Waste Pre-Treatment; Separation and Transformation; Landfills; Soil and... more...

  • E-Waste Managementby Klaus Hieronymi; Ramzy Kahhat; Eric Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    The landscape of electronic waste, e-waste, management is changing dramatically. Besides a rapidly increasing world population, globalization is driving the demand for products, resulting in rising prices for many materials. Absolute scarcity looms for some special resources such as indium. Used electronic products and recyclable materials are increasingly... more...

  • Environmental Impacts of Waste Paper Recyclingby Yrjo Virtanen; Sten Nilsson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.95

    Public concern for the conservation of natural resources and a general awareness of the environmental consequences of waste disposal is reflected in current legislation aimed at reducing waste. Recycling is commonly cited as one of the preferred methods of waste reduction and this book summarizes a recent study of paper recycling in Europe, which investigated... more...