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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95
Anthony L. Andrady, PhD, is an Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the North Carolina State University. An accomplished Polymer Scientist, Dr. Andrady has published over a hundred original research papers and book chapters on Polymers. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Chemistry and the National College of... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 84.00
Regulators are major stakeholders in the decision-making process for radioactive waste management. The NEA Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) has recognised the value of exchanging and comparing information about national regulatory practices and having an informal, international network for discussing issues of common concern. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 49.00
Markets for many classes of potentially recyclable materials are growing. However, market failures and barriers are constraining some markets. In many cases this arises because such markets possess characteristics which undermine their efficiency. Factors such as information failures, technological externalities, and market power can affect the prices,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 96.95
Sustainable Industrial Design and Waste Management was inspired by the need to have a text that enveloped awareness and solutions to the ongoing issues and concerns of waste generated from industry. The development of science and technology has increased human capacity to extract resources from nature and it is only recently that industries are being... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 129.00
Based on thirteen case studies, this book analyzes substitution of hazardous substances as an innovation process, and attempts to give answers to the following questions: why and under which circumstances are companies able and willing to substitute hazardous substances? What are the main drivers and the main barriers? more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 165.00
This Handbook is an essential tool for plant managers, process engineers, environmental consultants, and site remediation specialists that focuses on practices for handling a broad range of industrial solid waste problems. In addition to equipment and process options, the author presents information on waste minimization practices that can be used... more...