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  • 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. As William McDonough and Michael Braungart argue in their provocative, visionary book, however, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle... more...

  • Recycling of Electronic Waste IIby Kejing Zhang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 93.95

    Currently, recycling of e-waste can be broadly divided into three major steps: (a) disassembly: selectively disassembly, targeting on singling out hazardous or valuable components for special treatment, is an indispensable process in recycling of e-waste; (b) upgrading: using mechanical processing and/or metallurgical processing to up-grade desirable... more...

  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycleby Suzanne Barchers

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99

    The students in this book want to protect the environment. The students use graphs to show the many ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle. They can reduce the amount water they use. They can reuse paper. But it is recycling that really gets them excited. The students bring in old cans and bottles. They use a graph to find out how much money they... more...

  • Municipal Solid Waste Managementby P. Jayarama Reddy

    The Book Syndicate 2012; US$ 109.95

    One of the big challenges that today's growing cities are coping with is the delivery of effective and sustainable waste management, together with a good sanitation. This volume provides a comprehensive presentation and overall picture of municipal solid waste management, including waste generation and characterization, waste reduction and recycling,... more...

  • Private Sector Involvement in Urban Solid Waste Collectionby Sampson Oduro-Kwarteng

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95

    The private sector involvement in public service is intended to achieve efficiency gain and better service quality through increasing private sector finance and expertise. However, these benefits are most often not achieved in developing countries due to investment risk of private finance, and problems of capacity and regulation of the private sector.... more...

  • Designing for Zero Wasteby Steffen Lehmann; Robert Crocker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 62.95

    First Published in 2012. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Progress of Recycling in the Built Environmentby Enric Vázquez

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    This report is a useful tool for countries starting to recycle aggregates or construction and demolition waste. It contains the latest developments in this field, introduces a completely new approach to the procedure of proportioning concrete mixtures with recycled aggregate, references recent publications, opinions and discrepancies in relation to... more...

  • Incineration Technologiesby Alfons Buekens

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    Waste incineration is the art of completely combusting waste, while maintaining or reducing emission levels below current emission standards. Where possible, objectives include the recovering of energy as well as the  combustion residues.  Successful waste incineration makes it possible to achieve a deep reduction in waste volume, obtain... more...

  • Reuse of Materials and Byproducts in Constructionby Alan Richardson

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The construction industry is the largest single waste producing industry in the UK. Ensuring a supply chain of recycled materials affords many potential gains, achieved through: reducing the material volume transported to already over-burdened landfill sites, possible cost reductions to the contractor/client when considering the landfill tax saved... more...