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  • Public Cleansingby F. L. Stirrup; J. R. D. Francis

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Public Cleansing: Refuse Disposal focuses on the disposal of refuse, as it is the most complex of the problems affecting authorities responsible for public cleansing activities. This text first analyzes domestic refuse and discusses assessing disposal methods. This book then explains tipping operations, transfer loading stations, and pulverization... 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...

  • Solid Waste Management and Recyclingby Isa Baud; Johan Post; Christine Furedy

    Springer 2004; US$ 173.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Waste Treatment and Disposalby Paul T. Williams

    Wiley 2013; US$ 223.95

    Following on from the successful first edition of Waste Treatment & Disposal, this second edition has been completely updated, and provides comprehensive coverage of waste process engineering and disposal methodologies. Concentrating on the range of technologies available for household and commercial waste, it also presents readers... 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...

  • 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...