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  • 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 Nöthe

    Wiley 2008; US$ 115.00

    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

    "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

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Recycling of Electronic Waste IIby Kejing Zhang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 99.95

    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...