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  • Sustainable Solid Waste Managementby Ni-Bin Chang; Ana Pires

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95

    Ni-Bin Chang, PhD, is an elected fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Association for the Advancement of Society, as well as a senior member of the IEEE. He has co-authored and authored seven books including Systems Analysis for Sustainable Engineering: Theory and Applications and over 190 peer-reviewed articles. ... more...

  • Making the Modern Worldby Vaclav Smil

    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...

  • Energy Savings by Wastes Recyclingby R. Porter; T. Roberts

    CRC Press 1985; US$ 297.00

    The overall aim of this study was to assess the energy conservation potential obtainable through the reuse of waste materials, and to identify areas for priority action. more...

  • The Regulatory Control of Radioactive Waste Managementby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    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...

  • The Waste Crisisby Hans Y. Tammemagi

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 40.99

    This text provides a look at solid waste management in North America and seeks solutions to the waste crisis. It describes the magnitude and complexity of the problem, focusing on municipal wastes and placing them in the perspective of wastes such as hazardous, biochemical, and radioactive debris. more...

  • Improving Recycling Marketsby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Handbook of Solid Waste Managementby George Tchobanoglous; Frank Kreith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 166.00

    1) Introduction; 2) Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management; 3) Solid Waste Stream Characteristics; 4) Federal Regulations; 5) State Solid Waste Legislation; 6) Planning MSW Management Programs; 7) Environmental Perspectives; 8) Source Reduction; 9) Recycling; 10) Composting of Municipal Solid Wastes; 11) Waste to Energy Conversion; 12) Landfilling;... more...

  • Sustainable Industrial Design and Waste Managementby Salah El Haggar

    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...

  • Hazardous Chemicals in Products and Processesby Andreas Ahrens; Angelika Braun; Arnim von Gleich

    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...

  • Handbook of Solid Waste Management and Waste Minimization Technologiesby Nicholas P Cheremisinoff

    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...