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- Wiley 2013; US$ 109.00
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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 349.00
This book is one out of 8 IAEG XII Congress volumes and deals with climate change affecting different natural processes and environments, such as slope dynamics, water courses, coastal and marine environments, hydrological and littoral processes and permafrost terrain. Due to climate change, major effects are also expected on territorial planning 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 305.00
Electrical and electronic waste is a growing problem as volumes are increasing fast. Rapid product innovation and replacement, especially in information and communication technologies (ICT), combined with the migration from analog to digital technologies and to flat-screen televisions and monitors has resulted in some electronic products quickly reaching... more...
- 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...
- CRC Press 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...