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- University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 29.95
As recently as the 1880s, most American cities had no effective means of collecting and removing the mountains of garbage, refuse, and manure-over a thousand tons a day in New York City alone-that clogged streets and overwhelmed the senses of residents. In his landmark study, Garbage in the Cities , Martin Melosi offered the first history of efforts... more...
- Africa Institute of South Africa 2015; US$ 31.00
Transformation and rapid population growth in Africa indicates that urbanisation is one of the key determinants of the future of social dynamics and development of the continent. Linked to these changes are increased production levels of Municipal Solid Waste. This book provides recommendations and solutions that derive from current situations, experiences... more...
- 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...
- Franzis Verlag 2015; US$ 14.07
Exklusive Anleitungen für edle Designstücke aus Holz, Seil, Papier und anderen Gebrauchtmaterialien: Erhalten. Reparieren. Aufwerten. Veredeln! Upcycling ist der Trend in der Design-Branche. Doch was als Konzept nicht neu ist, wird von den Designern neu erfunden. Während bis jetzt der Fokus beim Schaffen neuer Dinge aus alten Gegenständen auf dem... 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 113.00
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 Netherlands 2006; US$ 249.00
This book is for practising professionals and academics working in urban planning and international development: international project staff, trainers, urban development researchers and teaching staff in universities and polytechnics. Solid Waste Management and Recycling is unique in that it: -utilizes an 'integrated solid waste management perspective'... 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 173.00
In a world where waste incinerators are not an option and landfills are at over capacity, cities are hard pressed to find a solution to the problem of what to do with their solid waste. Handbook of Solid Waste Management, 2/e offers a solution. This handbook offers an integrated approach to the planning, design, and management of economical and... more...