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  • Recycling Reading Level 3by Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2010; US$ 13.95

    Teach environmental studies and global warming in the inclusive classroom with these unique informational books. Available in two reading levels with identical covers, so striving readers do not feel "singled out," each title methodically explains the tough problems faced by our planet plus solutions large and small. Features include: Reading level... more...

  • Plastics Wasteby Arnold Tukker

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2002; US$ 144.00

    Protection of our environment is now a global priority and legislation is being introduced in regions such as the European Union to ensure that material usage is maximised. Much of the development work has been pioneered in Germany which introduced very strict recycling laws. This report examines the issue of converting plastics waste into energy and/or... more...

  • Abfallby ; Martin the

    Wiley 2008; US$ 115.00 US$ 99.67

    Alle Bände der neuen Reihe bieten eine kompakte Einführung und Übersicht zum Thema "Technischer Umweltschutz". Erfahren Sie hier, welche Verfahren es zur Vermeidung und Verminderung von Emissionen gibt und wie sich umweltgesetzliche Vorschriften eingehalten lassen. Außerdem wird die Einbindung des technischen Umweltschutzes in... more...

  • Entsorgungstechnikby Joachim Roll

    Wiley 2008; US$ 118.00 US$ 102.27

    "Entsorgungstechnik - Chemie und Verfahren" provides an overview of current methods of waste treatment, exhaust air purification and cleaning up old industrial sites ... so that we are not stranded with our rubbish. The chemical fundamentals of the processes are described to provide better understanding of the reactions occurring while, at the same... more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment IVby M. Zamorano; C. A. Brebbia; A.G. Kungolos; V. Popov; Un H. Itoh

    WIT Press 2008; US$ 726.00

    Waste generation is rapidly becoming one of the key problems of the modern world, due to the increasing waste generation rate as well as the complexity of waste composition. Damage to the environment caused by poor waste management can be avoided by implementing environmentally sensitive waste management techniques. Nevertheless, regardless of size,... more...

  • Municipal Solid Waste to Energy Conversion Processesby Gary C. Young

    Wiley 2010; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29

    A technical and economic review of emerging waste disposal technologies Intended for a wide audience ranging from engineers and academics to decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, Municipal Solid Waste to Energy Conversion Processes: Economic, Technical, and Renewable Comparisons reviews the current state of the solid waste disposal... more...

  • Combustion and Incineration Processesby Walter R. Niessen

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 250.95

    In our "throwaway" society, with landfills filled to capacity, interest in incineration- and conversion-based waste management technologies continues to grow. Increasing net waste generation rates within U.S. metropolitan centers, skyrocketing transportation costs for waste hauling, and the enticement of increased electrical revenues from "green"... more...

  • Metal Bearing Waste Streamsby M. Meltzer

    Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95

    Analyzes alternatives to land disposal of hazardous metal waste streams, focusing on methods to prevent waste generation. Source reduction, recycling and treatment strategies are covered. more...

  • Cradle to Cradleby William McDonough; Michael Braungart

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 28.99

    A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as this provocative, visionary book argues, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to... more...

  • Industrial Compostingby Eliot Epstein

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 159.95

    The ultimate in recycling, composting has been in use in some form since ancient times. A well-managed composting facility should exist as a good neighbor contributing to ecology. However, since local populations often perceive risks if a composting facility is built nearby, composting facilities must be designed and operated with minimal odor,... more...