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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The efficient use of natural resources is key to a sustainable economy, and yet the complexities of the physical aspects of resource efficiency are poorly understood. In this challenging book, the author proposes a major advance in our understanding of this topic by analysing resource efficiency and efficiency gains from the perspective of common pool... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00
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 unprecedented... more...
- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
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...
- WIT Press 2014; US$ 412.00
The proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Waste Management and the Environment follow on from the success of previous meetings beginning in 2002. Topics covered include: Environmental impact; Reduce, reuse, recycle & recovery (4Rs); Energy from waste; eWaste; Landfill optimization and mining; Environmental remediation; Legislation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 113.00 US$ 97.93
This volume compiles topics from the REWAS 2013, focusing on different aspects of sustainability. It discusses how to realize sustainability in such areas as transportation, the built environment, electrical and electronic equipment and infrastructure, energy production, and water systems. Enabling sustainability topics include the use of metals and... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
The Recycling and Disposal of Solid Waste contains the proceedings of a course held at The University of Nottingham on April 1-5, 1974. This book contains 16 papers separated as chapters. Topics include economic potential of waste recycling; bulk reduction by incineration, hydrolysis and pyrolysis; organic wastes; glass recycling; legal aspects of... more...
- 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...
- 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...